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New publication on France’s military intervention in the Sahel region

We are delighted to publicize this article on France’s military intervention which was recently published in the Journal of Strategic Studies as the fruit of collaboration between Prof. Tony Chafer (University of Portsmouth), Prof. Gordon Cumming and Dr. Roel van der Velde (Cardiff University). Title:  France’s interventions in Mali and the Sahel: A historical institutionalist perspective Abstract: France’s interventions in Mali and the wider Sahel appear to mark a new departure in French military policy in terms of the approach to multilateralism adopted, the regionalisation of the response, and the levels of violence deployed. Yet how ‘new’ is this approach, when set against the historical backdrop of French military interventions […]

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