The Rationales behind the EAC Members' Response to the Burundi Crisis

Retour aux publications
Auteur
Nina WILÉN
Année
2016
Edition
Georgetown Journal of International Affairs
Collection
Winter/Spring 2016, Vol. 17 Issue 1
Pages
p69-78. 10p.

Abstract:

The crisis in Burundi has exposed regional divisions and underlined the lack of dependable behaviors and common norms among EAC members. Nkurunziza's internationally uncontested bid for a third term risks reproduction in neighboring countries while refugee flows increase interstate tensions, undermining hopes for greater regional security cooperation in the future.