Sahel energy and security crisis

Sahel poses security risks and deeper challenges for allies

Issue 464 - 11 Jul 2022 - By Jon Marks | 6 minute read

Brave efforts are being made to continue with business as usual in the Sahel, despite an apparently never-ending security crisis, which has been further aggravated by a split in the western-backed G5 Sahel (G5S) alliance of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, as the military-led regime in Bamako seeks to distance itself from France and its allies.

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