War in The Democratic Republic of Congo. Lecture 13. The Logic of War in the Liberal Vision. Deteriorating Economic Conditions Zero-Sum Politics No Democratic Tradition of Compromise and Power Sharing Politics Becomes a Winner Take All Affair
Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu waza Banga, or, “The
all-conquering warrior who, because of his endurance and
inflexible will to win, will go from conquest to conquest leaving fire in his wake”
Per Capita Income
Source: World Bank. World Development Indicators on CD-ROM
The End of the Cold War has Ushered in a Period of Anarchy in African Politics.
Peace Appears to Depend Upon Ability of UN to Act as Effective Deterrent.