With Mali’s absence from the European Union-African Union summit in Brussels conspicuous, both French President Emmanuel Macron and Senegalese President Macky Sall have addressed the issue of the impact of the Sahel country’s demand for France to pull out its forces “without delay”. Macron says “the priority must remain the fight against terrorism” and that the withdrawal does not signify a full abandonment of the Sahel nation. To discuss the latest developments, we were joined by Calvin Dark, a Global Affairs Analyst based in Washington, DC and Paul Ejime, a Global Affairs Analyst/Independent Consultant on Strategic Corporate Communications, Elections, Peace & Security based in Abuja, Nigeria.
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Calvin Dark is a US & international affairs commentator & communications strategist (TV, radio & online - English, French, Spanish) who has built his reputation as a creative strategic communications & media relations professional for a diverse group of clients & partners. Calvin is Principal and Co-founder of RC Communications DC, a Washington, DC based media and public relations firm dedicated to helping clients (US and foreign governments and political parties/campaigns, multinational corporations, non-profits, and decision-makers) find their voices to tell complex stories. View all posts by Calvin Dark