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Books - July 14, 2006

Security Dynamics in Africa's Great Lakes Region

Gilbert M. Khadiagala (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2006)

 

 

The site of genocide in Rwanda, recurrent cycles of communal massacre, deepening poverty, state fragmentation, and massive displacement of civilians, is Africa's Great Lakes region finally moving away from decades of decay and destruction, or is it fated to remain mired in interminable strife?

The authors of this volume explore the sources of conflict in the region as well as local and international attempts to rebuild political authority and reduce the scale of human suffering.

To view more information about the book on the publisher's Web site, please click here.

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