Mali Intervention

Starting Anew in Mali: A Nation Returns to Democracy

Josh D. Scheinert | Posted 10.03.2013 | Canada
Josh D. Scheinert

How do you have an election in a country with a literacy rate of 37%? And why would someone who lives in a mud hut without running water or electricity take the time and effort to vote for someone who in all likelihood will have little to no effect on his or her life? But when the time finally came, election day in Mali was fantastic.

Most Canadians Against Sending Combat Troops To Mali: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A new poll suggests most Canadians would oppose the deployment of combat troops to Mali to fight Islamist rebels.Fewer than one in five respo...

Canadian Cargo Dropped In Conflict Zone

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's C-17 heavy-lift military transport plane touched down on Malian soil for the first time Thursday carrying a French military armoured...

Boots On The Ground

CP | Lori Hinnant, The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Canada

PARIS - French troops pressed northward in Mali toward territory occupied for months by Islamist militants on Wednesday, military officials said, anno...

French Pilots Bombard Jihadists

CP | Rukmini CallimacHi And Baba Ahmed, The Associated Press | Posted 03.15.2013 | Canada

BAMAKO, Mali - A Malian intelligence agent posted near the central Malian town of Diabaly confirmed that French pilots launched a raid on Monday morni...