Special Edi - African Journal tion - on Terrorism - Implications of Coups d’Etat
3 December 2022
This emphasis on multilateralism in counterterrorism is best epitomized by the letters of all the Resolutions of the Security Council of the United Nations on the management of terrorism since the September 11 2001 attack of the United States of America. [...] The 14 Coup Contagion in Africa : Is the Past different from the Present ? Special Edition expectation then was that Africa had seen the end of military dictatorship in and that the people were now ready to join the rest of the civilized world in the practice of civil rule under which citizens would freely exercise the power to determine who rule them. [...] Under any of these situations, the military intervene in politics believing themselves to be the last hope of the nation in accordance with the position of Huntington that “the responsibility of the [military] profession is to enhance the military security of the state” 18. [...] Amadu Sanogo removed President Amadou Toumani Toure from power few weeks to the end of his second term with the argument that sufficient attention and resources were not given to the fight against the Tuareg rebels in the northern parts of the country consisting of the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) backed up Ansar Dine, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), and the Moveme. [...] The more communities the military captures, the more soldiers they have to leave behind in the communities and the less the number that is ultimately available for fighting the next battles.