Professor Jeremy Keenan: Creating a 'Second Front' in the War on Terror, and its consequences for the Sahara-Sahel
Inaugural Webinar Event:- Sunday 10 October, 1pm-5.30pm (British Summer Time)
Presented by the Working Group on Propaganda and the 9/11 Global ‘War on Terror’
21st Century Wire's Patrick Henningsen introduces Professor Jeremy Keenan.
Jeremy Keenan is a social anthropologist, who has worked with and 'on' the people of the Sahara since the 1960s. He is currently Visiting Professor in the Law School at Queen Mary University London, researching and writing on 'State Crime'. He has written more on the Sahara than anyone in its history, including some 350 academic books and articles. Since 2002 (to the present), he was researched in minute detail the GWOT in North Africa and its consequences on the peoples of the region - notably the Sahara and Sahel.
Key publications (Books and Reports by Jeremy Keenan)
2022 Report on the War on Terror in North Africa (2002-2022): the consequences for the peoples of the Sahara and Sahel. International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), School of Law. Queen Mary University of London. (anticipated pub. date. c. Feb 2022)
? War in the Sahel. (State Crime Series, Routledge or Pluto). Forthcoming (anticipated late 2022)
2020 Armies out of Control. Special Report on COVID-19 and State Crime in the Sahel. International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), School of Law, Queen Mary University of London.
2019 U.S. Kills Tuareg Civilians in Libyan Airstrike. International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), School of Law, Queen Mary University of London, p. 43.
2016 Report on In Amenas: inquest cover-up and Western involvement in Algerian state crimes. International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), School of Law. Queen Mary University of London, p. 283, October 2016. Accessed at:
2009 The Dark Sahara: America’s War on Terror in Africa. (London, Pluto)
2013 The Dying Sahara: US Imperialism and Terror in Africa (London, Pluto)