Independent Media Institute
Western counterterrorism policy in the Sahel has failed, being both over-militarized and ineffective. All suggest, in slightly varying language, that policy must be “rebalanced” or “rethought” to emphasize diplomacy and good governance.
A military is, of course, innately hierarchical, authoritarian, and adversarial, and war, by definition, is terror. There is an inheritance of violence in our increasingly militarized land that ought to concern us all, too.
We need ongoing feminist solidarities to address...abolition, demilitarization and sex worker rights while continuing to work to end policing; for the decriminalization of sex work; for safe. accessible housing; and for stronger social safety nets.
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