Who are Operation Barkhane’s victims?

Who are Operation Barkhane’s victims?

The root of the failure of France’s Operation Barkhane in the Sahel is Paris’ inability to understand not just the political stakes but also the motivations that push hundreds of young people to join jihadism. Since France sent its troops to Mali in January 2013,...
Jihadists threaten the Gulf of Guinea

Jihadists threaten the Gulf of Guinea

Jihadist groups are increasingly threatening the Gulf of Guinea (source: Bloomberg) Counter-terrorist operations continue to grip much of the Sahel, namely Mali, Niger, Chad and Burkina Faso. But jihadist groups are now beginning to move southwards and gain ground in...
Sahel Podcast

Sahel Podcast

Jeremy Keenan, Menas’ Sahel expert, recently spoke at the ISOA-SCEG Stabilization and Security Conference on the political and security risks in the Sahel. From Mauritania to Sudan, Algeria to Burkina Faso, the vast Sahel covers an area that is almost as large...