Wars and Insurgencies of Uganda, 1971-1994

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In 1971, Idi Amin Dada, a former officer of the King's African Rifles and commander of the Ugandan Army, seized power in a military coup in Uganda. Characterised by human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution, extrajudicial killings, nepotism, corruption and gross economic mismanagement, Amin's rule drove thousands into exile. Amin shifted the country's orientation in international relations from alliances with the West and Israel, to cooperation with the Soviet Union. With Tanzanian leader Julius Nyerere ...

Wars and Insurgencies of Uganda, 1971-1994 2015, Helion & Company, Solihull

ISBN-13: 9781910294550

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