November 26, 2017
West Africa: The Sahel - the Challenge of Foreign Troupes
Before the Malian crisis eruption in 2012, they were present, but imperceptibly. Five years later, are very clever those who could release reliable statistics on the number of… Read more »
October 19, 2017
West Africa: UN Security Council to Visit Sahel
Under the French presidency, the Security Council will visit the G5 Sahel States this week. That is a regional grouping composed of Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad.… Read more »
August 17, 2017
West Africa: Sahel Hostages - a New Enigma
The three coordinated terrorist attacks of 14 August (in Ouagadougou and Douenza and Timbuktu in Mali) as deadly as they were, must not hide a new development of major importance… Read more »
November 28, 2016
West Africa: Sahel Could Bamako Fall to the Terrorists?
Who would have thought that, almost four years - in January 2017 - after Operation Serval, Mali would still be in such an uncertain security situation? Read more »
June 13, 2016
West Africa: Radicalization in the Francophone Space
I have often wondered if terrorism were not an itinerant phenomenon. In other words, a mutant that moves from one continent to another and from one country to others. Read more »
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