Operation Sangaris: A Case Study in Limited Military Intervention Military Review, Vol. 96, No 6, November-December 2016
The French Army's Sangaris Operation in Central African Republic proved successful despite it being first undermined.
Sangaris shows how adapting at tactical and operational levels and accepting risk can ensure a limited military intervention achieves the desired end state. Nonetheless, questions about the sustainability of the end state conditions are warranted, and we address them here.