The Botswana Defence Force and the War against Poachers in Southern Africa

  title={The Botswana Defence Force and the War against Poachers in Southern Africa},
  author={Dan Henk},
  journal={Small Wars \& Insurgencies},
  pages={170 - 191}
  • Dan Henk
  • Published 1 June 2005
  • Sociology
  • Small Wars & Insurgencies
‘Semper aliquid novi Africa affert’ (out of Africa this is always something new) wrote the Roman scholar Pliny the Elder, and that has been all too true of catastrophe and misery in modern times. Yet despite Africa's problems, the continent also offers many examples of humankind's most commendable achievements. This is one such story. It is the account of the successful struggle by a small but well disciplined and well led African army to protect a vital national resource, a role performed with… Expand
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