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Killing Ebola: The Militarization of US Aid in Liberia

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In Liberia, the security-development nexus strongly emphasized the security side when Ebola became an international crisis with potential for global risk in 2014. In West Africa, 28,600 people had contracted Ebola and over 11,300 of them died. Liberia was hardest hit with death from the disease, killing over 4,800 people. Similar to other interventions after 9/11, the US response to Ebola was intended to be a whole-of-government approach. Nevertheless, its implementation was forged predomi...

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10.5897/JASD

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Department:
African Studies
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Academic Journals
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Journal of African Studies and Development More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
7
Pages:
88-97
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-11
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2141-2189
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pubs:652366
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652366
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2016-10-13

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