Rebels Without a Cause: The New Face of African Warfare

Jason Stearns, senior fellow at CIC writes about how rebel conflicts in Africa have changed over the past decades, going from efforts to topple governments or secede to a means of bargaining over resources.,

"Some government officials in Congo, Mali, Nigeria, Somalia, and elsewhere have sought to prolong and even instigate conflicts, so long as they did not threaten their survival, and rebel groups in these and other countries have often challenged governments as a way of extracting payouts and other concessions."

Read the full article at Foreign Affairs here.

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Apr 22, 2022
Jason Stearns