Angola's geopolitical dilemma

between the African "Heartland" and the South Atlantic


  • eli alves penha UERJ



Geopolitics, Africa, Angola, Gulf of Guinea, South Atlantic


Angola is one of the most dynamic countries in Africa, with a wealth of natural resources. However, its geographical position has entailed security problems. On the continental side, conflicts represent a potential threat for the stability of the political system. On the maritime side, technological and military difficulties make the country vulnerable to piracy and advances of major powers. The text examines how Angola has been facing this dilemma, considering its location
between the African heartland and the South Atlantic.




Como Citar

PENHA, eli alves. Angola’s geopolitical dilemma: between the African "Heartland" and the South Atlantic. Tensões Mundiais, [S. l.], v. 12, n. 22, p. 177–202, 2018. DOI: 10.33956/tensoesmundiais.v12i22.395. Disponível em: Acesso em: 20 abr. 2021.