As the 2020 election cycle ramps up, voters can expect a flurry of targeted advertisements fueled by big data on their doorsteps, inboxes and social media feeds. While microtargeting based on demographic information is not a new trend in campaign strategy, campaigns traditionally relied on analyzing voter behavior within broader categories such as age or gender before big data was easily accessible.
Outline the key dilemmas of civil military relations in Africa
a) “The relationship between civil and military institutions is not enough to explain the dynamic interactions taking place among the political,
military and social sectors of the society. policy makers should [therefore] consider the indigenous conditions and complexities of nations
before assuming that a particular civil-military scenario prevents domestic military interventions in all cases” Rebecca Schiff, 1995. discuss
this statement within the theoretical context of civil-military relations
b) critique Rebecca Schiff”s article Theory of concordance revisited (1995)
HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION IS ALWAYS CONTROVERSIAL WHEN IT HAPPENS OR FAILS TO HAPPEN. DISCUSS THE JUSTIFICATION FOR AND THE CRITICISM AGAINST INTERVENTION AND DRAWING EXAMPLES FROM THE POST COLD WAR ERA.
Assess the core principles of the responsibility to protect (R2P) In relation to civil military relations
a) Outline the key dilemmas of civil military relations in Africa
b) critically assess the key principles of democratic civil-military relations