Part I: The African Security Predicament in the 21st Century 1. Introduction, James J. Hentz 2. The African Security Predicament, Kwesi Aning, Kofi Annan and Naila Salihu 3. Conflict and War in Africa, William Reno 4: Human Security versus National Security in Africa: Developmental versus Failed States among the Rest, Timothy M. Shaw 5. Africa and Terrorism, Peter Pham and Michael S. Ansari 6. States, Boundaries, and Regional Collapse in Sub-Sahara Africa, James J. Hentz and Thomas Blevins 7. Peacekeeping in Africa after the Cold War: Trends and Challenges, Paul D. Williams and George Washington University Part II: Understanding Conflict in Africa 8. Understanding African Guerrillas - From Liberation Struggles to Warlordism and International Terrorism?, Morten Boas and Kevin C. Dunn 9. Resources and Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa, Jessica Piombo 10. The State System and Africa's Permanent Instability, Ian S. Spears 11. Security Sector Reform in Africa, Anthoni van Nieuwkerk 12. Humanitarian Aid and Conflict: From Humanitarian Neutralism to Humanitarian Intervention, Terrence Lyons 13. Separatism in Africa, Pierre Englebert 14. The Gendered Subject of Violence in African Countries, Maria Eriksson Baaz and Maria Stern 15. The Environment and Conflict in Africa, Kevin Dunn Part III: Regionalism and Africa 16. Regionalism in Africa: Concepts and Context, Daniel C. Bach 17. The African Union and African Security, Ulf Engel and Joao Gomes Porto 18. ECOWAS-AU Security Relations, Cyril Obi 19. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) and Africa, Stephen Burgess 20. IGAD and Regional Security in the Horn, Sally Healy 21. Regional Security Cooperation in Central Africa: What Perspectives after Ten Years of Peace and Security Operations?, Angela Meyer Part IV: External Influences 22. China's Role in African Security, Ian Taylor 23. Comprehensive Security vs. Competing Interests: The EU's Africa Policy on a Balancing Act, Belachew Gebrewold 24. U.S. Security Policy in Sub-Sahara Africa after the Cold War, Louis J. Nigro, Jr., Nicolas J. Lovelace 25. The United Nations and African Security, John F. Clark 26. The Afro-Arab Security Nexus, Hussein Solomon 27. Still 'Getting Away With It': France's Africa Defense and Security Policy, Boubacar N'Diay
James J. Hentz is Professor and Chair of the Department of International Studies and Political Science at the Virginia Military Institute. He is the co-editor of New and Critical Security and Regionalism: Beyond the Nation State (2003), editor of Obligation of Empire: U.S. Grand Strategy for a New Century (2004), and author of South Africa and the Logic of Regional Cooperation (2005) and The Nature of War in Africa (forthcoming). He is also editor-in-chief of the leading journal African Security.