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UN Peacekeepers Are Targets in Restive Northern Mali

In the past 15 months, more than 30 United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and 90 wounded in attacks in Mali. Drug-running and jihadism are contributing to the deteriorating security situation as the fledgling government searches for ways to consolidate a fragile peace. Clashes, deadly attacks and the return of drug traffickers and jihadists have had a heavy impact on the security situation in northern Mali.   And the victims are increasingly the U.N. peacekeepers -- a 10,000...

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