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They recalled their soldiers, in the night, without any notice!
The Gambia is on a knife-edge. Yahya Jammeh must step aside
The conditions which gave rise to Sir Dawda accepting the unfavorable terms are still poignant today. When Senegalese troops parachuted into Jambur village on July 31stby default, they staked their claim to a say in the sovereignty of The Gambia.
The kingmaker is seldom disobeyed. We hope that the above quoted admissions of ex-president Jawara of his foreboding on Senegal, from as far back as the early sixties would grant some credibility to what we allege. Senegal has never been as close to achieving that dream like now.
The belligerence of Jammeh had put a halt to that ambition, but the naivety that the new government is exhibiting, especially in matters of international relations is manna and quails for the analysts in Senegal.
Senegalese diplomacy is among the most effective in the world. This requires such skillful juggling as can be appreciated by only those who understand a thing or two on the tumultuous waters that make up the territory of diplomacy, especially in these times. Unfortunately, this is more than can be said for our operators.
How naive does one have to be, to openly, even proudly, one may add, proclaim such brazen sale of sovereignty?Senegalese forces on Gambian border
Since when has the tune ceased to be called, but by the one who paid the piper? My fear is that while Senegal knows what it wants from us, we are in a position of yes sir, no sir, and three bags full sir.
The country has leverage over its neighbour: Furthermore, Senegal intervened in the Gambia in to quell a coup attempt. Jammeh is yet to face up to the fact that he lost the election. Jammeh has already started his post-election crackdown. His military has taken over the electoral commission building and sent its chairman home in fear for his safety.
Jammeh has accused the commission of being under foreign influence.
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A ludicrous accusation given that he appointed the members of the commission. He has previously threatened the majority Mandinka tribe, from which Barrow hails, with expulsion and ethnic cleansing.
In spite of his rhetoric Jammeh is very much concerned about his image in the west — particularly the US where he has assets and his family frequently visit. He will be mindful of threats of sanctions and asset freezing.
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And Ecowas is leading the local mediation efforts. It has dispatched four West African leaders to Banjul to persuade Jammeh to reconsider his decision and hand over power immediately. We are hoping that he will heed the diplomatic overtures and spare us an avoidable quagmire.