Warlord Democrats in Africa: Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral Politics
At this event, the speakers will examine the effects of including ex-militaries into electoral politics on post-war stability. They will also outline policy options for national and international peacemakers seeking to encourage transitions towards democracy. This event will launch Warlord Democrats in Africa, edited by Dr Anders Themnér and published by Zed Books.
Dr Anders Themnér, Senior Researcher, Nordic Africa Institute; Editor, Warlord Democrats in Africa: Ex-Military Leaders and Electoral Politics
Nayanka Paquete Perdigão, Research Associate, African Leadership Centre, King’s College London
Dr Alex Vines OBE, Research Director, Area Studies and International Law; Head, Africa Programme, Chatham House