Chasing After Peace In Mali: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

President Keïta has announced that a national dialogue conference would take place in March. Meanwhile the people, especially in the north, continue to await true change in their daily lives

10 Conflicts To Watch In The World In 2017: Here Are The Three Deadly Ones From Africa

The UN peacekeeping mission in the DR Congo is its largest…and the one in Mali is mostly dangerous, with 70 personnel killed by “malicious acts” since 2013

Still In The Game: Forced Out Of Towns In The Sahel, Africa’s Jihadists Go Rural, And We Should Be Afraid

Sahelian states succeeded in chasing out jihadist groups from major towns, but these have not been accompanied by the return of their administration in “liberated” areas – sometimes even to the outskirts of some cities

Has Algeria Taken A Vaccine Against Extremism? This Is Proof That The ‘Jihadist Promise’ Can Fail

How come Tunisia, the happy child of the Arab Spring, has higher numbers of its citizens joining ISIS than Algeria?

Is Mauritania Really The Star In Countering Violent Extremism? Between Myth And Reality

No other country in the region produces as many high-ranking ideologues in the Sahelian jihadist movement as Mauritania