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Learn more Check out. Volume , Issue 3 September Pages What interests and values is the UK seeking to uphold by intervening? Why has aid to Africa more than tripled over the past decade?
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How has the UK's involvement in the War on Terror affected its efforts there? In Britain in Africa Tom Porteous seeks to answer these and other questions about Britain's role in Africa since He provides an account of the key players, the policies they constructed in the shadow of the war in Iraq and the future of Britain's engagement with the continent. This book sets out the balance sheet of what Britain has achieved, and where and why it failed in Africa.
A compelling read, whose importance for international politics reaches far beyond Britain or Africa. Porteous takes us behind the scenes into the policy world itself. Rarely have such intricacies been conveyed so compellingly' Jane Guyer, Johns Hopkins University 'A lucid, hugely informative and insightful account of British policy towards Africa under Blair. It should be required reading for today's Ministers and their advisers' David Mepham, Save the Children 'Tom Porteous provides an unusually rounded balance-sheet, crisp and without pomp, of the results of Britain's rather overweening policies towards Africa during the Blair years.
The Colonization of Africa
If the risks of deterioration in the life-chances of most Africans are to be reduced, political and developmental strategy must, he argues, be better informed, less fashion-prone, and less blinkered by a naively conceived counter-terrorism. Seldom does one read such a rounded analysis of these complex interrelated issues. The book serves as an excellent overview of the issues involved in trying to design and implement policies in a continent as diverse and afflicted as Africa He does so with admirable clarity while at the same time remaining sensitive to the genuine dilemmas that confronted the British government' D.