Reviving Security Sector Reform in Transition States: Lessons Learned from Indonesia and Nigeria

  • Hans Born
Part of the Global Power Shift book series (GLOBAL)


Democratic consolidation and security sector reform are inextricably linked. Moreover, incomplete civilian control of the security sector results in delayed or stalled security sector reform processes, which in turn harm democratization and even lead to democratic deconsolidation. This is the main outcome of the comparative study into the governance of military reform in Indonesia and Nigeria after their return to democracy in 1990s.


Civil Society Internal Security Military Officer Military Coup Security Sector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)GenevaSwitzerland

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