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In Shifting US Ties with Niger and Africa, Focus on Human Rights and Democracy to Strengthen Partnerships

After Niger’s recent move to end military cooperation with the United States, how can the U.S. prioritize human rights and democracy in the region moving forward?

Writing in Just Security, our staff attorney Ikechukwu Uzoma examines changing dynamics across Africa’s Sahel region and outlines key considerations for the United States’ future engagement with Niger.