Write about the political and military relationship between France and the countries in the Sahel since the beginning of the 21st century until now. Talk about specific examples and situations of French presidents talking about or intervening in the Sahel countries. Talk also about the 21st century military interventions including the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA. )Mention the scandal with President Sarkozy and other dictators who have financed the Sahel. Especially mention recent events and news concerning the political relationship between France and each country (Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, Nigeria, Sudan). Talk about the military inventions happening now and why the current president Macron has political agreements with these countries. What is France’s relationship with each of these countries, and especially how come? Include examples with Emmanuel Macron the French president. Mention specific events with dates and have an analytical perspective of the situation.