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Too Quiet on the Western Front? Counter-terrorism Build-up in the Sahel-Sahara

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Richard Reeve
10 November 2014

 

As global attention remains focused on combatting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Western powers continue to escalate counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel-Sahara.

In this follow-up to From New Frontiers to New Normal: Counter-terrorism Operations in the Sahel-Sahara, Richard Reeve tracks the continuing development of counter-terrorism operations across the region.

Download the briefing here.

 

 

Image: A U.S. Navy SEAL advisor watches drills for counter-terrorism missions during training in February 2010 near Gao, Mali. (AFRICOM)

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