Chad Withdrawing Soldiers from Mali

Chad has begun withdrawing its troops from Mali, where for months they have helped battle Islamist militants in the country’s north.

Chad’s President Idriss Deby said his troops have “accomplished their mission” and are not able to fight the type of guerrilla war now emerging in Mali.

After France, Chad’s 2,000 troops were the most sent by any nation to help Malian forces reclaim the northern part of the country. France pulled out 100 soldiers last week in the first …