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NATO and the Greater Maghreb offers a distinctive focus and study of NATO’s future policy in North Africa and the Sahel after the new 2022 Strategic Concept, expected to be published during the next NATO Summit in Madrid. The book will use three main axes to frame the contributors’ analysis, which are not usually used together for analyzing NATO p...
Esglobal. 3 junio 2021. https://www.esglobal.org/terrorismo-en-africa-expansion-del-yihadismo-en-todo-el-continente/
El mantenimiento de MENA como marco principal para la política y estrategia de la Unión Europea para el norte de África y el Sahel ya no responde a las dinámicas de seguridad de la zona. Estas no solo muestran que este modelo está en declive, sino que prácticamente se diluye por la vía de los hechos. Está siendo sustituido por un complejo regional...
ABOUT THIS BOOK This book represents a different approach in the study of the Sahel region in North Africa. Due to the hybrid security threats sweeping across the area, the whole region becomes a new security complex different from Middle East and more related to Western and Central Africa developments, including the impact of drug-trafficking comi...
This article tries to present an appropriate redefinition of EU policy towards North Africa and the Sahel, both geographically and in strategic terms, as set forth in the new European Strategy (June 2016). The article compares the principles and the evolution of the European Security Strategy (2003) and the European Neighbourhood Policy with the ne...
The network created by undergoverned spaces, corruption, organized crime and terrorism is the threat that the EU and its member states faced in the Great Maghreb, which is recreating a new Southern Flank, different from that which existed during the Cold War. The increase in extremist activity in the Sahel-Sahara since 2005 has gone hand in hand wi...
El crimen organizado es un problema de primer orden que se ha mundializado usando los canales propios de la Globalización. La proliferación de este tipo de actividades delictivas constituye una de las principales amenazas para la seguridad. La Estrategia de Seguridad Nacional ha incluido el crimen organizado en sus líneas de acción, puesto que es u...
Critically review the EU global strategy view and EU policies toward North Africa and Sahel in Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism. Evaluate problems of these approaches and offer alternatives. The progressive rise of this hybrid threat and his effects on European Security put significatively more dangerous dynamics in long term for the EU and Europe as a whole than other security threats, quantitative and qualitative larger for Southern European countries. In this vein, Spain is one of the forefront at the EU in the fight against this threat and maintain a strong cooperation with other EU Member States and NATO allies in this area, but also has developed his own capabilities and policies. However, there is necessary an increase of political awareness and capabilities at long term in both Spain and the European Union to understand and to fight this threat.