West Africa: Fragile Stability

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It had been Iraq, not West Africa that had earned to unenviable description - "the most dangerous place on the planet - with the deadliest wars in Liberia and Sierra Leone. The region is now enjoying an uneasy peace and its flashpoints blink alongside two of Africa's most stable multi-party democracies Senegal and Ghana. Along the West African coast there are constant threats to the delicate balance, most immediately dangerous is the crisis of Cote d'Ivoire
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-27
Number of pages2
JournalThe World Today
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2005
Externally publishedYes

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The World Today © 2005 Royal Institute of International Affairs


  • West Africa
  • Liberia
  • Cote D'Ivoire


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