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April 06



March 20

  • Mali: 'An Unstructured Conflict' [opinion]

    The Malian conflict is one of those entrenched crises, where the emotions have become so high and resentments so strong, while the passions are so uncontrolled that logical... Read more »



January 15



December 04, 2014

  • West Africa: Mali and Militarization of the Sahel [opinion]

    In domestic conflicts, such as that of Mali, a peace agreement is usually the result of a long and tortuous process. Settling a conflict it is a difficult and frustrating exercise... Read more »



November 08, 2014

  • West Africa: Burkina Faso Crisis - a Sahel Crisis [opinion]

    The brutal collapse of the regime of Burkina Faso long lasting president, Blaise Campaoré, on Thursday 30 October, provides an opportunity to draw a few lessons to help... Read more »



October 20, 2014

  • North Africa: The Deash Threat and the Sahel

    The assassination of French Hervé Gourdel, in northern of Algeria, by a new terrorist group called "the Caliphate soldiers", was a reminder of bad memories in the... Read more »



September 29, 2014

  • West Africa: Combatting Daech and the Sahel [opinion]

    The anti-terrorist offensive of the international community, whose purpose is to hunt down Islamist fighters Daech " to the gates of hell ", in the words of the American Vice... Read more »



August 03, 2014

  • Africa: The USA Africa Summit [opinion]

    President Barack Obama will be hosting the first ever US - Africa Summit these 5 and 6 August in Washington DC. By itself, and beyond any expected outcome, the event is already an... Read more »



July 12, 2014



June 25, 2014

  • West Africa: Morocco and the Sahel Sahara

    Today, while the promises of prosperity are tremendous and the challenges to insecurity real, the entire Sahara - Sahel region and the Maghreb often seems to be mostly looking... Read more »



May 30, 2014



May 18, 2014

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram - the International Recognition [analysis]

    The Paris Summit, which brought together the presidents of Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria around the French President in Paris on May 17 was, to say the least,... Read more »



April 20, 2014



April 01, 2014



March 01, 2014

  • West Africa: The Sahel - On the Brink?

    Being committed to peace does not necessarily bring peace to a country. To live in peace is more important than to discuss peace. Moreover, in a fragile and unpredictable... Read more »



January 19, 2014



December 23, 2013



December 04, 2013

  • West Africa: Mali, Sahel and the Paris Summit

    On the eve of the Africa - France Summit on Peace and Security, to be held on 6 and 7 December in Paris, two important questions will impose themselves on the Agenda. First, what... Read more »



October 31, 2013

  • West Africa: Mali and the Sahel - Two Competing Priorities? [analysis]

    In Mali, 2012 - 13 was a, annushorribilis, horrendous year.Today, there is a ray of hope with the return of both the legality and the legitimacy under a new President and, above... Read more »



October 13, 2013



August 23, 2013



July 12, 2013



July 09, 2013

  • Mali: Who Will Be the Promoter of Peace? [analysis]

    Three weeks ago, both the Malian government and Tuareg rebel groups signed an Agreement to end their differences and to open the way for the establishment of peace in northern Mali... Read more »

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