Category African studies

State Building and Asymmetric Threats: Assessing the Security Implications in the Sahel-Saharan Region

State Building and Asymmetric Threats: Assessing the Security Implications in the Sahel-Saharan Region

Abstract:The Sahel-Saharan region has been plagued by asymmetric security threats such as terrorism, insurgencies, and transnational organized crime for decades. These threats have been exacerbated by weak state capacity, porous borders, and a complex interplay of economic, political, and social…

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