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Burkina Faso Seeks Broad Sahel Anti-Terror Coalition

The foreign minister of Burkina Faso called Thursday on the international community to consider creating a counterterrorism coalition, like the ones for Iraq and Afghanistan, to better combat terrorism in Africa's Sahel region. The region currently has the G5 Sahel Joint Force, which includes troops from Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger.  Those troops are tasked with fighting threats from extremist and armed groups.     But in the two years since...

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