Briefing: the pan-Sahel initiative

@article{Ellis2004BriefingTP,
  title={Briefing: the pan-Sahel initiative},
  author={S. Ellis},
  journal={African Affairs},
  year={2004},
  volume={103},
  pages={459-464}
}
  • S. Ellis
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • African Affairs
  • THOSE DENIZENS OF WASHINGTON SOMETIMES DESCRIBED AS STRATEGISTS, policy-wonks and Beltway insiders are, most unusually, developing a keen interest in West Africa. Part of the reason is oil.' Another part is the conviction that Africa is a key new front in the war on terrorism.2 Regarding the latter, the main threat is perceived to exist in the Horn (where Somalia offers an unhealthy mix of lawlessness, Islam and unpleasant memories of an earlier US failure) and East Africa (scene of terrorist… CONTINUE READING
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