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Behind The Firing Line By Steve Carlos
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A war situation, an epic story of love, a period of keen rivalry between Libya’s Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, the Chad imbroglio offered an... More > auspicious opportunity to test the will of the two regional powers. Monsieur Hissene Habre, a French-trained lawyer who towers above the other warlords, emerges as the issue in the rounds of Chad's power tussle. There is Libya to the north of Chad with a maverick Muammar Gaddafi that strives to undermine constantly the stability of fellow African states. In his design to overrun the neighbouring country, however, he may have reckoned without the growing influence of the Nigerian state, which sees Chad as also the entire African environment as her sole responsibility. With earthy humour and an element of romance that carries the length of the action-packed work of fiction, Behind The Firing Line highlights the ascendancy to power of a bloodthirsty Hissene Habre by sheer superiority of arms.< Less
Decade of Death By Wayne Madsen
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The decade 1993 to 2003 saw millions of people die as a result of African civil wars and foreign intervention in a major grab for the vast natural resources of the continent. This book describes in... More > detail the major players who subjected Africa to a new form of colonialism masked as "peacekeeping operations" and "humanitarian assistance."< Less