With a small military training program, the United States military has joined efforts to fight a brutal insurgency that has devastated northern Mozambique.
The United Nations called for an investigation into reports of many people beheaded in northern Mozambique, where Islamist insurgents have stepped up a brutal campaign.
An American military official said the warplanes were conducting combat missions in support of Kremlin-backed private security forces, and extending Moscow’s influence in Africa.
A confidential report sent to the Security Council details extensive breaches of the international arms embargo on Libya by eight countries since the beginning of the year.
The Russians, who said they were doing sociology research, were jailed on charges of political meddling. It’s the latest tale of foreign intrigue in Libya.
The unusually sharp assertion by a senior American commander underscored the Pentagon’s concern about Moscow’s growing influence in the country’s sprawling war.
A short-lived mission uncovered by U.N. investigators offers a glimpse into the world of those who have thrived off Libya’s chaos.
Russia wanted more leverage over an aspiring Libyan strongman. The White House provided it by assenting to a disastrous civil war.