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Wilén on security force assistance

How does security force assistance in fragile states develop in the field? How come that strategy often falls short when it comes to planning military assistance in fragile states?

Nina Wilén answers these questions in the article ”Analysing (In)formal Relations and Networks in Security Force Assistance: The Case of Niger” through a micro-analysis of security force assistance in the case of Niger, drawing on her integration with the Belgian Special Forces’ during their training of the Nigerien troops. 

The article is published open access in the Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding. 

Learn more about the article on Taylor & Francis’ website

Nina Wilén’s personal page