The President of Chad sent troops to the war for many reasons and became an important piece on the African chessboard, but it also contributed to its instability.
On Tuesday, April 20, the President of Chad, Idriss Déby, was accustomed to the conflicts in the region. He was a guest of the Central African Heads of State meeting in Luanda, Angola, where he will discuss with his colleagues Under the leadership of a group that exercised cautious influence in Chad, a new insurgency was launched in the Central African Republic. However, Marshal Derby was killed before the rally (approximately April 18) while in contact with another rebel column, this time in the north of his own country.
There is no irony here, but the signs of political presence are largely under the signs of these armed groups, which have been involved from the Horn of Africa to the Sahel and descending south to the middle of the continent. Many riots. Chad seems to constitute a crossroads or recruiting talent pool. During the Second Congo War, the “African World War” (1998-2005), Chad’s contingent and its picks and cheeks were found deep in the equatorial forest, fighting on the side of the former. Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila. Was it an operation of military cooperation between nations (at the time Kabila was troubled by a rebellion supported by neighboring countries), or was it a mixed form of mercenary?
In recent days, in Luanda, Idriss Déby’s vacancy chairperson asked the same question and further questioned the uncertainty of the post-Derby period, proving the weakness of this succession diplomacy and the president of Derby. What is the trademark of, and was killed after thirty years of rule: Chadian warriors, tough on evil, brave in battle, and full of combat effectiveness, their reputation has long surpassed the borders of their country.
Their virtues are less respected in Chad than abroad, especially in Paris or other capitals in the Sahel. For a while, they asked Idriss Déby to buy themselves an unexpected diplomatic revival. In January 2013, François Hollande kept the tired dictator within a safe distance, and François Hollande pledged to update France’s African policy. But when Paris triggered Operation Serb to drive the jihadist group out of northern Mali, it needed help. She will be from Chad. Idriss Déby fought thousands of soldiers.
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