Coups and the Threat of ‘Feel Good’ Militarism in Africa

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Check out the latest brilliant episode of the People, Power and Politics podcast, featuring Rita Abrahamsen talking about her important research on the rise of feel good militarism.

How can we explain the recent spate of coups across West Africa?

How effective is international (i.e. Western) military training in professionalizing militaries and reducing the risk of coups?

Where did the idea that the military has an important role to play in development come from?

What are the dangers of the sanitised depictions of the military that are now becoming the norm in Western countries?

How effective is the military when it governs?

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