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Elsewhere in Focus: Niger, Part I Colony to Post Colony: France to Bretton Woods

Posted on AllSides May 22nd, 2024
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Hello, everyone. Good morning, afternoon or evening, and welcome to this edition of Elsewhere in Focus. You can find all the articles in the series here (along with my other diaries). A few weeks back, I saw a diary here—later unpublished—that talked about Niger expelling US troops. It talked about the country undergoing a coup and tilting towards militant fundamentalists and Russia. It lamented the US’s lack of influence and Russia’s increasing presence. But it did not say anything about the context surrounding that tilt. Did not say why there...

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