THE WHITE RIGHT: A threat to South Africa’s internal security?

  • Martin Schönteich Institute for Security Studies
Keywords: security, South Africa, race, white right

Abstract

In late 2002 a number of bomb blasts brought home the realisation that the South African white right did not disappear after the 1994 election. The police have made a number of arrests and seem to have stopped the bombings – for now. The white right cannot garner the support necessary to execute a successful coup in South Africa. However, given sufficient backing, the extreme white right could maintain a sustained sabotage campaign and impair South Africa’s international image while damaging race relations in the country.

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Published
2006-03-08
Section
Research articles