Terror in the Sahara: the implications of US imperialism for North & West Africa

  title={Terror in the Sahara: the implications of US imperialism for North & West Africa},
  author={J. Keenan},
  journal={Review of African Political Economy},
  pages={475 - 496}
  • J. Keenan
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • Review of African Political Economy
  • Whichever way one looks at it, the Sahara has now become an extremely dangerous place. If one believes all that has been said and written on events in the Sahara by US and other (notably Algerian) military intelligence and associated government agencies and the media since early 2003, then the Sahara-Sahel region of Africa has become a front line in the ‘War on Terror’. If that is the case, the inability of the security forces to apprehend the key terrorists, notably the GSPC (Groupe Salafiste… CONTINUE READING
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