The role of West Africa in the international drug trade is the subject of a penetrating new article by Stephen Ellis, the perspicacious Amsterdam-based analyst of African affairs. While others have concentrated on recent developments, Ellis explores the deeper history between West Africans and international drug traders. “Consideration of this history,” he writes, ought to illuminate questions about effects of the trade on the region, especially the nature of governments.
Mar 24 2009
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