Peace and Security Council Report No 161

This special edition explores whether coup culture has returned to Africa.

Special edition issue focusing on unconstitutional changes in government and explores:

Coup culture returns to Africa

The evolution of coups

Constitutional coups predispose states to military coups

Are civil-military relations spurring recent coups in West Africa?

Are foreign actors scapegoated in Africa’s coups?

Sanctions and suspensions not necessarily the solution

Ambassadorial views on UCGs

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