Analysis: After Mali, Niger battles to secure its borders

| September 12, 2013
NIAMEY, 12 September 2013 (IRIN) – The takeover of northern Mali by Islamist rebels after a 2012 coup, and the subsequent French-led intervention, have widened fears of a spill-over of insurgency in the region. Niger, which has socio-political problems comparable to those of Mali, is battling to secure its territory from militants still operating in Sahel's remote wilderness.

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