Jihadists in Burkina Faso renew fears of instability in West Africa

France remains the main stabilizer and military force in West Africa thanks to its seasoned Special Forces, experimented soldiers and colonial history. Despite a decade-long unabated engagement against terrorism – currently Operation Barkhane – in… Plus…

In the Horn of Africa, the UAE asserts its strategic ambitions

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih, also Chairman of Saudi Aramco, estimates that about USD 1 trillion worth of investments have been canceled or postponed since oil prices dropped in mid-2014 when the barrel was… Plus…