New in the ASCL Africanist Blog: The elusive Sahel Caliphate

'A few years ago, we could not have imagined writing this blog'. ASCL researchers Mirjam de Bruijn and Han van Dijk have done research in the Sahel for decades. 'We do not hesitate to use the word Talibanization to describe the process underway.' De Bruijn and Van Dijk observe that the internationalization of the conflict might ultimately lead to (...)  the birth of a new Islamic Caliphate in the Sahel. Read their contribution to the ASCL Africanist Blog.