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They conclude that the effect of economic development in reducing transnational terrorism is significant and that “promoting economic development and reducing poverty should be an important component in the global war against terrorism” (Li and Schaub 2004, 253). Long recognized as the most impoverished continent, Africa has considerable potential; that is, it is a continent where a lot could be accomplished with relatively modest means. S. and other great powers. This is expressed in both words and actions.
He envisioned himself as the head of the extended Sierra Leonean family and claimed roots in all major ethnic groups. He cultivated the picture of himself as ‘Pa Siakie,’ the father of the nation. As the neopatrimonial logic of Stevens’ rule spread to more and more areas of the country’s political economy, the boundaries between state and private interests deteriorated quickly” (Bøås 2001, 708). From the beginning of the 1980s, Sierra Leone’s economy started to decline and the country became more dependent on international aid to finance the neopatrimonial system.
Liberalists believe that modernization means progress not only within states, but also in international society. Liberal arguments for more cooperative international relations can be divided into four different strands: sociological liberalism, interdependence liberalism, institutional liberalism, and republican liberalism (Jackson and Sørensen 2003, 135). For our purpose, it will suffice to consider only interdependence liberalism and institutional liberalism. According to adherents of interdependence liberalism, modernization increases the level of interdependence among states.
African Security Politics Redefined by Karin Dokken (auth.)