Political Transition In Mauritania: In For Another Coup?

Although Mauritania is witnessing a reconfiguration of the political arena following the collapse of Ould al-Taya’s regime that lasted almost twenty years, a number of factors have contributed to making civilian rule a short term experiment.

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