Droukdel’s death is merely a symbolic success and will not result in a tangible regression of terror in the Sahel.

Droukdel’s Death Will Not Alleviate Instability in the Sahel
The leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Abdelmalek Droukdel
Hafssa Fakher el Abiari conducts research in security, international relations, and conflict resolution.