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Title:Uganda riding the political tiger: security and the wars in the Greater Lakes Region
Editor:Mukwaya, Aaron Kudaga Kabweru
City of publisher:Kampala
Publisher:Makerere University Printery
Geographic terms:Uganda
Great Lakes region
Subjects:political conditions
foreign policy
military intervention
international relations
regional security
Abstract:The papers in this collective volume analyse Uganda's domestic situation and foreign policy during the administration of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), which captured political power in 1986. Contents: Movementocracy and Uganda's foreign policy within the Great Lakes Region Security complexes, 1986-2004 (Aaron K. Kabweru Mukwaya); Trends in the NRM leadership: basis for domestic, regional and global relations (Foster E. Byarugaba); War and conflicts in the Great Lakes region: conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction (Kamukama Dixon); Uganda and military interventions in the Great Lakes region: reflection on two historical roles since 1979 (Anthony G.G. Gingyera-Pinyewa); Explaining Ugandan intervention in Congo: a thick description (John F. Clark); Making sense of the 'senseless' armed conflict between Uganda and Rwanda in the DRC (Sabiti Makara); Ethnic conflicts in the Eastern Congo: the role of a Tutsi category (Yasin A.A. Olum); Chauvinistic ethnonationalism in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a regional dimension (Karungi Charlotte and Rupiny David); Karamoja - out of step with world development (Anders Närman); Uganda and its role in the conflicts and security dilemmas in the Greater Horn of Africa under the movementocracy (Aaron K.K. Mukwaya); Ethno-centralism and movement politics in Uganda: an analysis of etnic conflict in Kibaale (Mohammed Kulumba); War, debt, and the role of pretending in Uganda's international relations (William Reno); Armed intervention: plunder, spoliation and pillage of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 1996-2004 (Wairama G. Baker); Uganda's diplomatic strategy in the DRC debacle (Philip Apuuli Kasaija); The military and foreign policy in Uganda, 1986-2004 (Fred Kisekka-Ntale); The politics of international terrorism in the security complexes in the Greater Horn of Africa: an overview from Uganda under the movementocracy (Aaron Kabweru Mukwaya). [ASC Leiden abstract]