Ideas and Interests in Africa

  • Marco Boggero


This chapter draws the analysis from the cases studies to propose a synthesis of how regime formation is shaped by ideas and interests, and still to a lower degree, institutions. Each can be affected as the role of China and her influence reshapes the construction of economic and national interests. The chapter also elaborates on China’s unique association with the historical anti-mercenary norm, her development model, use of PMSCs, and participation in United Nations and Montreux.


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  • Marco Boggero
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  1. 1.School of Advanced International StudiesJohns Hopkins UniversityWashington, DCUSA

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