Demystifying Africa’s Security

08 October 2008
Article
This article discusses the way in which the so-called “global war on terror” has been used by the Bush administration to justify the militarisation of Africa, how the region’s security experienced a ‘paradigm shift' with the launch of AFRICOM, and the ‘outsourcing’ of military activities to private security companies.
>Download PDF This article will be published in the Review of African Political Economy, No. 118, December 2008. Published at TNI website with permission.