Dr. Whitney Grespin Published on Private Security Assistance Activity in the Horn of Africa

April 23, 2024

ISG Africa Regional Program Lead Dr. Whitney Grespin recently contributed a chapter on “Private Security Assistance Activity and Oversight in the Horn of Africa” to the policy brief series published by Addis Ababa University’s Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS). 

In this chapter, Dr. Grespin expands our understanding of the nature and scope of private security activities (and actors) in the region; demonstrates why “strategic monism” must be avoided; and successfully argues why these private security actors do not solve the broader strategic security challenges in the region, and Africa at large. Kudos Dr. Grespin!

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graphic of the Policy Brief Series publication