Brief: Russians Arrested in Chad

Russian meddling in Chad could pit Moscow against French and U.S. interests in the Sahel.

Background: Outside powers, particularly France and Russia, are jockeying for influence in Central and West Africa. Paris has a leg up in the region, of course, thanks to its former colonial holdings, but it is trying to scale back its physical presence. Moscow is meanwhile trying to gain its own foothold in the region, a […]

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