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Security Force Assistance in the Sahel is meddling with borders

Wilén, Nina (2022) Security Force Assistance in the Sahel is meddling with borders. Africa at LSE (20 Sep 2022). Blog Entry.

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Encompassing a range of external actors, numerous Security Force Assistance initiatives in the Sahel seek to improve how local security forces respond to “borderless threats” and protect geopolitical borders. Drawing on research into such initiatives, Nina Wilén argues that they both reflect and contribute to global (in)security trends while developing hybrid security units that blur the distinctions between internal and external security forces.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JZ International relations
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2022 14:21
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:35

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