Author Archives: Martin van Vliet

Mali: intervention and beyond


As debates escalate over international intervention in Mali, Martin van Vliet explores the long-running tensions behind conflict in the north of the country and demonstrates how the Malian state recurrently relied on local militias to respond to these security threats. He argues that falling back on such a “militiatary strategy”  in the current context will not be able to provide […]

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