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African Conflicts amid Multipolarity: Implications of a Changing Actor Landscape

Megatrends Policy Brief 03, 27.04.2022, 9 Pages


The range of external actors intervening in internal conflicts on the African continent has undergone a noticeable change. Three states in particular are intervening in a growing number of African conflicts: the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Turkey, and Russia. Their expanding footprint shows that the multipolar disorder that has characterised wars in the Middle East now also affects much of Africa.