Africa has not traditionally been a high-value market for arms exports, but Russia has been very active on the continent. Moscow is using arms sales there to influence political and military leaders.…
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John V. Parachini is a senior international defense researcher and Ryan Bauer is a defense analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation.
This commentary originally appeared on RealClearWorld on November 16, 2021. Commentary gives RAND researchers a platform to convey insights based on their professional expertise and often on their peer-reviewed research and analysis.
What Does Africa Need Most Now: Russian Arms Sales or Good Vaccines? is written by John V. Parachini; Ryan Bauer for www.rand.org