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The military and politics in Africa

The military and politics in Africa

from engagement to democratic and constitutional control

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil-military relations -- Africa.,
  • Military government -- Africa.,
  • Democracy -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
  • Africa -- Armed Forces.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by George Klay Kieh, Jr., Pita Ogaba Agbese.
    SeriesContemporary perspectives on developing societies
    ContributionsKieh, George Klay., Agbese, Pita Ogaba, 1954-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination276 p. ;
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22596716M
    ISBN 100754618765

    Decalo, Samuel. Military Coups and Military Regimes in Africa. The Journal of Modern African Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Mar., ), pp. Armies and Parties in Africa. Chapter “Military Rule and Political Process: Nigerian Examples” and “Politics under Military Rule in Nigeria.”. After independence in , politics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in allowed for a political transition. In , a new constitution was adopted and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed.

      The new book “A Very Stable Genius” documents how Trump lashed out at attempts by military leaders and diplomats to teach him about U.S. alliances and obligations around the : Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker. Keywords: Democratic transition, military withdrawal from politics, coups, re-intervention, Arab World 1. Introduction: With the collapse of authoritarian regimes in Eastern Europe in the late s and early s, the world moved toward more democratic states, and the question of the role of the military in politics started to disappear from.

      The Horn of Africa is undergoing far-reaching changes in its external security environment. A wide variety of international security actors—from Europe, the United States, the Middle East, the Gulf, and Asia—are currently operating in the region. As a result, the Horn of Africa has experienced a proliferation of foreign military bases and a build-up of naval forces. Military and Politics in the Mediterranean, Aurel Croissant and Tanja Eschenauer Stalled conflicts in the Mediterranean, Neophytos Loizides Insurgencies, terrorism, and political violence in the Mediterranean region, Krista E. Wiegand Do regional organizations contribute to security?


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