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Idriss Déby Itno

Date of Birth: 1952
Place of Birth: Fada, Ennedi Region, Chad


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Democracy delayed

The decision to base the 7 500 troops (5 000 from Nigeria 1 500 from Chad and the remainder from Cameroon Benin and Niger) in Ndjamena reflects the widespread view that President Idriss Déby Itno's battle-hardened army has proved the most effective in fighting jihadist groups in the region...

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MINUSMA minus one

This led to a rare show of unity between President Idriss Déby Itno's government and the opposition: both see Chadian soldiers as UN cannon fodder...


Allies lose faith

At the Luanda summit in June Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno told him frankly that his mediation had failed and that nothing could be expected from the bad lot in charge in Bangui said a source who was present...


Africa policy moves up the agenda

Defenders of Hollande's strategy insist that transparency human rights and democracy remain important but in the current security environment France believes it cannot shun key strategic partners such as President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania or Idriss Déby Itno of Chad who it sees as key partners in crisis zones such as the Sahel and CAR...


Intervention by consent

This is in contrast to the position of former President Nicolas Sarkozy when France was accused of discreetly assisting President Idriss Déby Itno to defeat Zaghawa rebel forces from eastern Chad in 2008 (AC Vol 49 No 7 La Françafrique est morte vive la Françafrique)...


Regional leaders take charge

While most summiteers were preoccupied by the problems of jihadism spreading in West and East Africa Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno as CEEAC Chairman called the leaders together obliging Samba-Panza to wait outside the room for all but five minutes of the meeting...


Fears for the new regime

This task is left to ministers loyal to Séléka and to Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno who is unhappy about the current course of events and not looking forward to telling thousands of CAR citizens who have fled to Chad that he was right originally to back Séléka...


Danger, road works ahead

A summit on ACIRC in South Africa in November was attended by just four presidents (South Africa's Jacob Zuma Chad's Idriss Déby Itno Uganda's Yoweri Museveni and Tanzania's Jakaya Kikwete)...


Risky hunt for a new leader

Especially enthusiastic were the two leaders most influential in CAR President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville (whom President François Hollande telephoned directly) and Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno...


On the brink

By allowing Bozizé a role in the unfolding drama in CAR Biya is signalling his anger about the handling of the conflict by the regional Presidents – Denis Sassou-Nguesso of Congo-Brazzaville and Idriss Déby Itno of Chad...


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