The failure of French Sahel policy: an opportunity for European cooperation?

Erforth, Benedikt / Denis M. Tull
External Publications (2022)

published on megatrends-afrika.de, 06.09.2022

After nearly a decade of military intervention, France has withdrawn its soldiers from Mali. The departure not only symbolises a failure of French intervention policy, argue Benedikt Erforth (IDOS) and Denis Tull (SWP) in this Megatrends Afrika Spotlight, but also reflects Europe’s foreign policy weakness. Yet, a more muted French footprint could also be an opportunity to build a more balanced and credible approach towards the Sahel.

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Erforth, Benedikt

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