n Institute for Security Studies Monographs - Guns in the borderlands. Reducing the demand for small arms

Volume 2004, Issue 95
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Extracted from text ... INTRODUCTION WHEN IS A NATION NOT A NATION? "We're not here because it's easy. We're here out of love." - Member of Watu ya Amani ("People of Peace"), a group composed of people from both the warring Turkana and Samburu tribes living together in an abandoned church in the Samburu district. "We believe in the need to know principle." - Local government official, when asked about public participation in improving local security. "This traditionally despotic African way of keeping security out of the hands of the people can't last in a democracy." - Field worker for a locally based NGO, ..

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