What is it about?

Some civil conflicts transcend national boundaries because external states may become involve in supporting rebel movements. The paper develops unholy alignment framework, referring to the cooperative relationship between states and rebels to examine how external support leads to the onset and intensification of civil conflict

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Why is it important?

It contributes to explaining why there are many civil conflicts in Africa


A good conceptual explanation to the old phenomenon of states support to rebels. A good read

Thomas Ameyaw-Brobbey

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This page is a summary of: Understanding the Framework of Civil Conflicts and External Support for Insurgents in Africa South of the Sahara, Africa Review, July 2022, Brill,
DOI: 10.1163/09744061-tat00001.
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