John F. Clark

John F. Clark is associate professor and chairs the Department of International Relations at Florida International University. He is author of The Failure of Democracy in the Republic of Congo (2008).

July 2007, Volume 18, Issue 3

The Decline of the African Military Coup

Since the early 1990s, many African countries have undergone political liberalization, and so far this trend has been accompanied by a significant drop in the incidence of military coups.