Publié le 14/03/2024


Armies’ doctrines of engagement are constantly evolving in line with experience in the field. 

In the Sahel, the French armed forces have implemented concepts inherited both from their own history and from the lessons learned from international interventions of recent decades, in the Balkans and the so-called war against terrorism. Despite some successes, these concepts have often proved ill-suited to the human, social, and political environment of Sahelian countries.

This publication is only available in French: « L’armée française au Sahel : un corpus doctrinal à l’épreuve [1] ».