The United States and Maghreb–Sahel security

  title={The United States and Maghreb–Sahel security},
  author={Y. Zoubir},
  journal={International Affairs},
  • Y. Zoubir
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • International Affairs
  • Although the Maghreb has never been a priority, it now represents a region of significant interest for the United States. The importance of the Maghreb, and its Sahel extension, springs first from political and economic/energy interests, and second, from military, strategic and security concerns. The first relates to America's energy needs in the region, as well as to the regionalization that could create a potentially lucrative market for US businesses, especially since competition with China… CONTINUE READING
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