3 articles tagged "Touareg"
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France in Mali fights the unfinished Libyan War
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 18, 2013, 7:04 PM (GMT+02:00)

Neither France nor the US has learned from the Afghanistan War that aerial warfare won’t defeat al Qaeda – certainly not when they are highly-trained ...

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Mokhtar Belmokhtar
US, France Caught Unready by Expanding Mali Conflict – First in Algeria
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report January 18, 2013, 12:55 AM (GMT+02:00)

The Algerian hostage disaster was the outcome of French anti-terror intervention in Mali which in turn developed from the messy ending of the Libyan war. By carrying out two counter terror operations – in Somali and Mali – on one day, France and the US brought together the most ...

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Touareg fighters back Qaddafi
Qaddafi enlists new 12,000-strong army of Touareg tribal fighters
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report September 24, 2011, 6:12 PM (GMT+02:00)

Muammar Qaddafi and his sons have raised a new army of 12,000 soldiers - all fighters of loyal Touareg tribes of the Sahara, debkafile’s military sources report.

Saturday, Sept. 24, Libyan rebel troops reportedly clashed with his diehards after entering the town of Sirte from the west. Two thousand kilometers to the south, in Niger, the ousted Libyan ruler won a guarantee of protection and alliance from the Touareg tribal council and their declaration of war on his enemies.

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