Islamists in the Sahel EU Moves Toward Military Training Mission in Mali

The situation in Mali continues to worsen and fears that it could turn into a Somalia-like failed state are growing. Now, European Union foreign ministers have agreed to take steps toward sending a non-combat, military training mission to the country to prevent it from becoming a terrorist haven.
A still from a video showing Islamists patrolling the streets of Gao.

A still from a video showing Islamists patrolling the streets of Gao.

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jlp -- with wire reports