Their military presence in the region has hurt US and France. Don’t be surprised if they look to cut losses in Niger.
Fuat Emir Sefkatli
As a graduate of Yeditepe University, Department of Political Science and International Relations, he received his master's degree from Plymouth Unive... rsity, Department of International Relations and Global Security. He continues his PhD studies at the Strategy and Security Studies Program of the National Defense University, Turkiye. His work mainly focuses on non-state armed groups (NSAGs) in Libya and the Sahel region, while disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR) processes is among his areas of interest. He works as a North African Studies Researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ORSAM). He is proficient in English and has good knowledge of German.