By Claire Metelits

Security in Africa: A severe method of Western signs of probability questions the dominant Western narrative of defense threats in Africa. in accordance with an research conventional protection stories and Western safety coverage, it argues that well-known signs are in line with mainstream safety stories and supply simply circumscribed analyses of threats to overseas safety. by means of assessing the origins of this conventional method of protection and problematizing failed states, political instability, Muslim populations, and poverty between others, it makes the case for a serious method of framing defense demanding situations in Africa.

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