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Idriss Déby Itno

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


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The commanders confer

Meanwhile Chad is increasing its aid to Darfur rebels, aiming to use them to try to weaken the NC regime, just as Khartoum has tried to overthrow General Idriss Déby Itno...


On the brink

Chad’s President Idriss Déby Itno will call for tougher international action against Sudan’s Islamist regime, which backs several armed opposition groups in Chad, including Tom and Timan Erdimi’s Rassemblement des Forces Démocratiques...


The Darfur deadline passes

Presidential Advisor Ghazi Salah el Din Atabani told his fellow medical doctor, French Foreign Minister Philippe Douste-Blazy, in Paris that Sudan was at war with Chad and President Idriss Déby Itno would fall...


    Vol 47 No 24 |
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Sudan targets Chad

As host and financier, Khartoum demanded that the disparate Chadian rebel groups unite under one political and military structure in their campaign to oust President Idriss Déby Itno...


Wars across borders

The other main Chadian rebel group, Socle pour le Changement, l'Unité et la Démocratie (SCUD), is dominated by Zaghawa of the Bideyat clan and led by President Idriss Déby Itno's cousins, the Erdimi twins (Tom and Timan)...


Commerce, cooperation and controversy

President Idriss Déby Itno smartly set China's interest against those of the World Bank and USA by de-recognising Taiwan, the previous holder of Chadian exploration concessions with a down-payment of $30 mn...


The real rebels

It is getting support from Chad's President Idriss Déby Itno who wants it to to help defend Chad's border against Khartoum's proxy militia, the Front Uni pour le Changement et la Démocratie (FUCD)...


Posturing outweighs the policy

A Chadian government inquiry accuses him of killing 40,000 people and torturing 200,000 others; the inquiry was overseen by his successor, President Idriss Déby Itno, himself a long-time Chief of Army Staff to Habré...


    Vol 47 No 9 |
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Déby hangs on

President Idriss Déby Itno has won the first round, with French help, by routing the rebel invasion of 9-13 April, killing hundreds of armed oppositionists in the centre of N'djamena...


On the frontline

Meanwhile, President Idriss Déby Itno clings to power only by grace of armed men from his Zakawa (Zaghawa) people, whose lands straddle the border...


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