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2010
Publications Policy Papers
Charles GREMONT

Arabs and Tuaregs in Colonial and Malian Armed Forces: A Story in Trompe-l'Oeil Notes de l'Ifri, January 2010, The Maghreb in its Regional and International Environment

This contribution consists in analyzing the unifying or opposing relations between the central State-power and the southern part of central-Saharan populations, mainly Arabs and Tuaregs, within the relational framework of colonial and Malian armed forces.

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The French Colonial State and the Malian independent State (from the 1960 independence movement) are both considered by Arabs and Tuaregs as external entities, whatever the form of their relation, good or bad.

This content is published in French only: Touaregs et Arabes dans les forces armées coloniales et maliennes : Une histoire en trompe-l’oeil

Keywords
Arabs Tuaregs Mali Sub-Saharan Africa
ISBN / ISSN: 
978-2-86592-734-0