The Search for Security in Southern Africa

  • Paul B. Rich


The issue of security is likely to be of growing importance in Southern African politics. As white rule comes to an end in South Africa, it is going to be possible to rethink the nature of security for the whole of the Southern African region. The end of the Cold War has led to a decline in the superpower domination of global politics and this has led, in areas such as the Balkans and Eastern Europe, to growing problems of regional security. Southern Africa, too, will continue to face security issues even after a black government has come to power in Pretoria. The region will certainly not face an “end of history” in the short to medium term.1


World System Regional Security Southern African Development Community Security Complex Southern African Region 
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