Assessing the G5 Sahel Joint Force
French soldiers patrol next to a Malian flag in central Mali, in the border zone with Burkina Faso and Niger.
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The G5 Sahel joint force, while making steps in the right direction, continues to face obstacles of coordination, financing and logistics. The mission must also avoid a purely military focus in its efforts to lessen the appeal of violent armed groups.
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