INTENSITY AND INTERNATIONALIZATION OF THE 2019 ARMED CONFLICTS IN AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST Cover Image

INTENSYWNOŚĆ I UMIĘDZYNARODOWIENIE KONFLIKTÓW ZBROJNYCH W AFRYCE I NA BLISKIM WSCHODZIE W 2019 R.
INTENSITY AND INTERNATIONALIZATION OF THE 2019 ARMED CONFLICTS IN AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

Author(s): Bolesław Balcerowicz, Kamila Pronińska
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: jihadism; Al-Qaida; Islamic State; Boko Haram; Ansar Dine; al- -Mourabitoun; ISGS; MUJAO; AQIM; al-Shabaab; ISS; AQIP; conflict in Libya; conflict in Mali; conflict in Syria
Summary/Abstract: The aim of this article is to analyze the ongoing 2019 confl icts in the Middle Eastand Africa. The selection of armed confl icts was made on the basis of two maincriteria: intensity, i.e. the scale of battle-deaths; and internationalization, i.e. militaryinvolvement of third countries. As part of the Strategic Yearbook series that reviewscurrent armed confl icts, this study is a continuation of analyses from previous editions.Its purpose is to explore the conditions and dynamics of the 2019 armed confl ictsand their implications for international security. It also explains the reasons of theirincreasing intensity and internationalization.

  • Page Range: 120-137
  • Page Count: 18
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish