Mercenaries

Mercenaries

An African Security Dilemma

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This powerful book critiques mercenary involvement in post-Cold War African conflicts. The contributors investigate the links between the rise in internal conflicts and the proliferation of mercenary activities in the 1990s; the distinction in the methods adopted by Cold War mercenaries and their contemporary counterparts; the convoluted network between private armies; business interests and sustained poverty in Africa’s poorest countries; and the connection between mercenary activities and arms proliferation. Countries discussed include Sierra Leone, Zaire, Angola, Uganda and Congo.
A critique of mercenary involvement in post Cold-War African conflicts

Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2000
ISBN: 9781849640398
1849640394
9780745314716
0745314716
9780745314761
0745314767
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (xv, 334 pages)
Additional Contributors: Fayemi, Kayode
Musah, Abdel-Fatau

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