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Africa without Qaddafi: The Case of Chad

Africa Report N°180, 21 October 2011

The fall of Qaddafi’s regime, followed by his death on 20 October, could pave the way to promises of democracy in Libya but left neighbouring countries facing new potential problems that could threaten stability in the region.

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Africa without Qaddafi: The Case of Chad, Africa Report N°180, 21 Oct 2011

The fall of Qaddafi’s regime, followed by his death on 20 October, could pave the way to promises of democracy in Libya but left neighbouring countries facing new potential problems that could threaten stability in the region.

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Chad’s North West:
The Next High-risk Area?
, Africa Briefing N°78, 17 Feb 2011

Chad’s North West may become the next stage for insurgency, drug-running and religious extremism in the Sahel if the government continues to actively neglect the poorest of the violence-plagued country’s poor regions.

Chad: Beyond Superficial Stability, Africa Report Nº162, 17 Aug 2010

The approaching elections could be important steps toward reviving democracy in Chad, but only if President Idriss Déby opens political space for the opposition beforehand.

Libya/Chad: Beyond Political Influence, Africa Briefing Nº71, 23 Mar 2010

Since Muammar Gaddafi came to power in 1969, Libya has been Chad’s most important neighbour.

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Chad: Escaping from the Oil Trap, Africa Briefing N°65, 26 Aug 2009

Since 2003 the exploitation of oil has contributed greatly to the deterioration of governance in Chad and to a succession of rebellions and political crises. The financial windfall – in 2007, 53 million barrels earning the government $1.2 billion – has increased corruption, stoked domestic dissent and led to rebellions supported by neighbouring Sudan.

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Chad: Powder Keg in the East, Africa Report N°149, 15 Apr 2009

Eastern Chad is a powder keg with potential to destabilise the entire country as well as neighbouring states and worsen the already dire humanitarian situation. Local conflicts based on resource scarcity have been exacerbated by national and regional political manipulation.

Chad: A New Conflict Resolution Framework, Africa Report N°144, 24 Sep 2008

The political and security crisis Chad faces is internal, and has been exacerbated rather than caused by the meddling of its Sudanese neighbours. Power has been monopolised by a Zaghawa military clan with President Idriss Déby at the top since 1990, leading to increased violence in political and social relations, ethnic tensions and distribution of the spoils of government on the basis of clan favouritism.

Chad: Back towards War?, Africa Report N°111, 1 Jun 2006

The April 2006 rebel offensive brought Chad to the brink of all-out civil war. The victory that President Idriss Déby ultimately achieved in pushing the United Front for Democracy and Change (FUCD) back from the gates of the capital, N’Djamena, to its Darfur sanctuary settled nothing on the military front and underscored the political fragility of the regime.

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Tchad : Vers une nouvelle dynamique régionale

6 juillet 2011: Saad Adoum, analyste principal de Crisis Group pour le Tchad, nous parle de l’évolution de la politique pétrolière tchadienne suite à l’influence croissante de la Chine, de l’impact de la crise libyenne sur le pays, et des conséquences de la réconciliation tchado-soudanaise sur la situation militaire du Tchad.