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Sahel Watch

From Mauritania on the Atlantic Ocean to Sudan on the Red Sea, the countries of the Sahel face the challenge of maintaining and deepening democratic governance in the context of a deteriorating security environment. As the incidence of violence, including terrorist attacks, has risen, the region has become increasingly on the global agenda, with vital engagements underway to develop security partnerships, curtail trafficking and smuggling, manage humanitarian responses, and confront the vulnerabilities of climate change.

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J. Peter Pham

Vice President for Research and Regional Initiatives; Director, Africa Center

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Bronwyn Bruton

Director of Programs and Studies; Deputy Director, Africa Center

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