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Idriss Déby Itno

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

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A filial succession

In any case the change in France's African policies has been less radical than Sarkozy promised: French military support for Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno meant simply keeping a French client in power...

Who shoots first?

As the mandate of the European Union Force (EUFOR) in eastern Chad ran out last month Sudan's rebel Justice and Equality Movement was resettling its fighters in its rear bases in Chadian President Idriss Déby Itno's home area of Am Jaress north-east Chad...

Courts and killings

Ostensibly restored relations with Chad will collapse: Sudan will try again to overthrow President Idriss Déby Itno...

CHAD: Enemies – at home and abroad The prospects for President Idriss Déby Itno’s survival this year will depend on three main factors: his considerable cunning and grip on his own military forces; some security support from an increasingly reluctant France; and the weakening of Sudan’s Islamist regime in Khartoum by a combination of external sanctions and internal opposition...

Khartoum's strategy

Both groups were formed in March after rebels failed to overthrow Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno...

Battle of Omdurman

The raid is widely portrayed as retaliation for Sudan's support for the Chadian rebels' failed attempt to overthrow President Idriss Déby Itno in February...

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Déby – caught between Paris and Khartoum

The rebels and their sponsors in Sudan's National Congress (National Islamic Front) regime in Khartoum had spotted growing dissent within President Idriss Déby Itno's own security forces and feared that outside intervention could strengthen him...

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Beyond the borders

Chad and Sudan have been meddling in each other's politics for 30 years and the semi-nomadic peoples who straddle the border (including President Idriss Déby Itno's Zaghawa) complicate the relationship...

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Papers and death merchants

French Belgian and South African companies cooperated in supplying armoured vehicles to President Idriss Déby Itno's Presidential Guard according to The Bulletin an English-language weekly published in Brussels...

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