The Politico-Military Crisis in Niger Intensifies the Risk of Blowing up the Sub-Saharan and North Africa Regions

NESA Center Alumni Publication Dr. Arslan Chikhaoui – Chairman of NSV Consultancy & Studies Center and an active member of the ‘Track 2’ Working Group of the United Nations System (UNSCR-1540) 6 August 2023 The military coup of July 26, 2023, in Niger was linked, on the one hand, to the insecurity in particular in Read More >

Sudan Low-Intensity Conflict and Its Impact on North Africa and Sahel Region

NESA Center Alumni Publication Dr. Arslan Chikhaoui (Chairman of NSV Consultancy & Studies Center and Advisory Board Member of the Defense and Security Forum) 24 May 2023   The 32nd Arab Summit in Jeddah addressed the issue of low-intensity conflict in Sudan. Indeed, given the position of Sudan, the crisis in this country has undoubtedly Read More >

Algeria, a key player for reconciliation in Mali and sustainable peace in the Sahel

NESA Center Alumni Publication By Dr. Arslan Chikhaoui** 28 March 2021 Northeast Mali was shaken two weeks ago by a deadly terrorist attack against the Malian security forces. This attack was followed by others in areas in western Niger bordering Mali. It is certainly not insignificant that these Violent Extremist Organization (VEO) operations happens at Read More >

“African Solutions for African Problems” and Sahel-West African Terrorism

In an ideal world, the protection of civilians lay with their governments and not with foreign actors. In an ideal world, too, classical notions that the state has the monopoly over coercive force within its territorial boundaries will also hold sway. We do not however live in an ideal world. On the 13th August 2017 Read More >