When a Giant became a ‘Reluctant Peacekeeper’: South Africa and Peacekeeping Operations between 1994–2003

@article{Ozkan2013WhenAG,
  title={When a Giant became a ‘Reluctant Peacekeeper’: South Africa and Peacekeeping Operations between 1994–2003},
  author={Mehmet Ozkan},
  journal={Insight on Africa},
  year={2013},
  volume={5},
  pages={129 - 138}
}
  • M. Ozkan
  • Published 1 July 2013
  • Political Science
  • Insight on Africa
South Africa joined the international community after its transformation from apartheid to democracy in 1994. The transformation created its own reverberations both regionally and globally as democratic South Africa aroused high hopes that it would assume leadership on the continent. With the help of Pretoria, it was hoped, Africa could solve its own problems. However, South Africa did not fully assume this expected role until 2003. Its low level participation, especially in peacekeeping in… 
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