Theater of Cruelty

Jihad in Africa. Terrorism and counter-terrorism in the Sahel

Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad

AFRICA: In Norway, interest in the Sahel is growing: With the fall of Gaddafi in 2011, both the strength and the number of rebel groups in the Sahel increased. After the start of the global war on terror in 2001, more and more countries have taken an interest in this large area. But aren't the Islamists fighting here primarily against the West?