Chad has experienced more French military interventions since independence than any other African country, but the justifications have changed recently in important ways, writes Marielle Debos in African Arguments.
What's the French Army Doing in Chad?
African Arguments, 14 February 2019
France has propped up regimes in Chad for decades. But it used to be much more discreet about it. Read more »
Rebel Incursion Exposes Chad's Weaknesses
ICG, 13 February 2019
An early February incursion by the Union of Resistance Forces (UFR) into Chad from Libya was halted by French air strikes, conducted in coordination with the Chadian army. This… Read more »
The rebel group had been making its way into Chad from Libya in a convoy of about 50 vehicles. But observers, including Chadian opposition leaders, are questioning whether the ... Read more »
Was France's Military Intervention in Chad a Regression?
ISS, 22 February 2019
Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose - the more things change, the more they stay the same. For decades French governments have insisted, hands on hearts, that the… Read more »
The militaries of France and Chad participate in ceremony to commemorate launch of Operation Barkhane.
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