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Jihadism as a Driver of Local Conflicts: Examining Non-State Violent Orders in Tillabéri, Niger

Megatrends Working Paper 2023 06, 24.07.2023, 14 Pages


Jihadist groups such as Al-Qaeda and ISIS have gained influence in Niger's Tillabéri region, mobilising local populations with promises of protection and creating opportunities for social upheaval. Understanding these dynamics is crucial for effective political intervention in fragile contexts.