This book examines Chad's internal weakness and the degree and nature of its foreign involvements. It focuses on Chad's continuing dilemma that the outside support so crucial for viability is the very thing that undermines its international standing.
1. Introduction and Historical Overview 2. The Political and Cultural Impact of Libya 3. Roles of the Organization of African Unity and the United Nations 4. Subsystem Diplomacy 5. France as Guardian, Catalyst, and Caretaker 6. The United States and Chad: The Developing Relationship 7. Conclusions