“The Intervention Question: Lessons to Learn from Europe’s Military Presence in the Sahel”, Nina Wilén (Egmont, Belgium)

The Takuba Task Force, set up in March 2020, is a coalition of European special forces units with the aim of fighting against terrorism alongside the Malian army and the French Operation Barkhane, deployed since 2014. On February 17, French President Emmanuel Macron announced the withdrawal of French and European troops from Mali. Given this context, how can we assess European military operations in the Sahel?

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