Mali: MINUSMA not achieving protection of civilians.
The increasing number of attacks against international forces in both the north and south of Mali shows that these remain, for now, the main target of terrorist groups. This calls into question the ability of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) to meet its objectives. MINUSMA, which has among its key responsibilities the protection of civilians, was not created to fight terrorism. How will it achieve its mandate in a context where it is struggling to protect itself and civilian populations? READ ARTICLE HERE