Tonegutti, Raffaella Greco

Dr. Raffaella Greco Tonegutti is an advocate for the rights of women, men, and peoples, an Historian of Africa and its development and an internationally recognized expert on migrations. She advises the E.U. and the U.N. and is a member of EPES Mandala Consulting.

Limits of democracy and the post-colonial Nation State. Mali’s Democratic Experiment Falters, While Jihad and Terrorism Grow in the Sahara
2016 1-4955-0475-1
This book analyzes international politics in the Sahara, describing the Mali crisis and the coup d’état of March 2012 that lead to the collapse of the State. Themes include the weaknesses of African States, democratic governance, decentralization and political legitimacy: terrorism and Islamic fundamentalism; corporate competition for cocaine, hashish, weapons, oil, gas, and uranium; droughts and demography; and poverty of Mali’s vulnerable women, children and refugees - victims of political instability.