Britain’s Special Forces on service in at least 19 countries since 2011

The UK’s Special Forces have been reported on operations in almost twenty countries in just over 10 years. Here we outline why this might be concern.

35 killed and 37 injured in IED ambush on a supply convoy in Burkina Faso, 5 Sept. 

At least 35 civilians were killed and 37 injured when an IED detonated on an escorted supply convoy heading to Ouagadougou. The attack took place between Djibo and Bourzanga, in Soum province. Several dozen vehicles carrying civilians, drivers, and traders were struck in the blast.  No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but it […]

At least 30 killed in Burkina Faso air raid targeting armed groups, 01 Aug. 

On 03 Aug, the Burkinabe army acknowledged that civilians were killed on 01 Aug, in air strikes targeting armed groups in the country’s eastern region.