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African Security Issues

Sovereignty, Stability, And Solidarity, 1st Edition

By Bruce E. Arlinghaus

Routledge

240 pages

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As African nations emerge more fully from the immediate postinde-pendence era, there is a pressing need to examine their security concerns from both African and global perspectives. Issues of strategic access and resources, superpower and regional conflict, economic growth and internal stability, and the role of African nations as a significant blo

Table of Contents

Also of Interest -- Introduction -- Security Issues in an African Context -- Security Problems: An African Predicament -- Sovereignty -- The Soviet Union and Superpower Rivalry in Africa -- Africa and the West: The French Connection -- Brazil-Africa Relations: Third World Alternatives for Development and Security -- A Giant Staggers: Nigeria as an Emerging Regional Power -- Stability -- Social Incoherence and the Mediatory Role of the State -- Emerging Patterns of Civil-Military Relations in Africa: Radical Coups d'Etat and Political Stability -- Security and Stability Implications of Ethnicity and Religious Factors -- Solidarity -- Cooperation Among African States -- Playing the Arab Card: Niger and Chad's Ambivalent Relations with Libya -- South African Liberation: Touchstone of African Solidarity -- Security Issues from an African Perspective -- National Security: An African Perspective

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL053000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / World / African
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General