MON, DECEMBER 27, 2021 • S1 E78 • 8 MIN 18 SEC

WHY THE UPROAR OVER A WEST AFRICAN NATION ENGAGING RUSSIAN MERCENARIES?

Sixteen Western Euro allies condemning West African nation Mali for engaging the Russian Private military company of soldiers -for- hire , the Wagner Group. Mali hired Wagner to help them defend against Jihadist insurgents. The nations protesting this move include France, Germany, UK and Canada. Who is the Wagner Group, why is Russia using mercenaries, and is there more to this story than meets the eye? Featuring Phillip Turley International Affairs Editor for France 24 network and Political Science Professor and author Kim Martin.

Information

Show

The Pipeline

Published

MON, DECEMBER 27, 2021

Length

8 MIN 18 SEC

Season

1

Episode

78