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Could Al-Qaida turn African in the Sahel?

Jean-Pierre Filiu

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Lightly patrolled borders, sparsely populated areas, and recent terrorist activity raise fears that the Sahel is a fertile ground for jihadist movements, notably al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). Regional cooperation and discreet aid from the West are critical for countries to regain control of their territory and prevent al-Qaeda from gaining ground in Africa, asserts a paper by Jean-Pierre Filiu.
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hal-01069428 , version 1 (29-09-2014)

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Jean-Pierre Filiu. Could Al-Qaida turn African in the Sahel?. 2010. ⟨hal-01069428⟩
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