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annual distinguished lecture on africa 2008 The evolution of warfare in Africa

@inproceedings{Reno2009annualDL,
  title={annual distinguished lecture on africa 2008 The evolution of warfare in Africa},
  author={William Reno},
  year={2009}
}
It is widely noted that armed conflict in Africa has evolved away from the prominence of insurgencies that are able to mobilize supporters around political programs in favor of more fragmented organizations in the service of their leaders’ quests for power and wealth. The causes of this shift are found in changes in the domestic politics of African states that have taken place in recent decades. Regime strategies to disorganize and co-opt opponents and to suppress mass political mobilization… 

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