Policy Brief

Terrorism and Other Transnational Threats in the Sahel: What Role for the EU?

Author : Thomas Renard
Date : September 2010

Due to geographical proximity to the Sahel, the European Union and its member states cannot ignore the consequences of political instability that already spill over their own borders, whether through migration or various forms of smuggling. This policy brief offers thoughts on improving regional counterterrorism cooperation in the Sahel and the positive role that the EU might play.

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