French forces to scale back in Africa’s Sahel region 

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 4:19pm

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Last week, President Emmanuel Macron of France announced that he would be scaling back military operations in the Sahel region, which includes parts of Burkina Faso and Mali, where troops have been keeping ISIS in check. Host Marco Werman speaks with Ousmane Diallo, a researcher for Amnesty International, about what the withdrawal of French forces may mean for the security of the people of the region.