Corpus ID: 154895576

Securitizing the Sahara

  title={Securitizing the Sahara},
  author={J. Mundy},
  • J. Mundy
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • The US, EU and Chinese compete to control strategic resources (oil, bauxite, uranium, subterranean water) in the Sahara, Sahel and proximate semi-arid zones as northern Nigeria, home of the young suicide bomber who failed to bring down Northwest Airlines Flight 252 over Detroit in December 2009.1 US-NATO commands in Stuttgart and Brussels prosecute the ‘War on Terror’ to securitize ‘dangerous’ West African Muslim states (and quietly manoeuvre leases to exploit resources vital to US and EU… CONTINUE READING
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