Senegalese Foreign Policy: Leadership Through Soft Power from Senghor to Sall

  • Mamadou Bodian
  • Catherine Lena Kelly
Chapter
Part of the Contemporary African Political Economy book series (CONTAPE)

Abstract

The retired diplomat Amadou Diop, who served under Presidents Senghor, Diouf, and Wade, has aptly described Senegal’s strengths and weaknesses in international affairs: “When we look at Saudi Arabia, its people have wealth based largely upon petrol, China has human capital, the US has financial capital.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mamadou Bodian
    • 1
  • Catherine Lena Kelly
    • 2
  1. 1.Sahel Research Group (SRG)University of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.American Council of Learned Societies Public FellowWashington, DCUSA

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