ARP No. 7: Assessing Attitudes of the Next Generation of African Security Sector Professionals

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By Kwesi Aning and Joseph Siegle

April 29, 2019

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Kwesi Aning and Nancy Annan, “Africanizing the international and internationalizing Africa: security, war on terror and Mali,” in Africa in Global International Relations: Emerging approaches to theory and practice, eds. Paul-Henri Bischoff, Kwesi Aning, and Amitav Acharya (London: Routledge, 2016), 144-163.

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