Potential Hot Spots: May 9, 2002


South Africa is increasingly concerned that instability (and potential civil war) in Madagascar could sow trouble throughout the region. The troubles in Madagascar compound the situation created by the Mugabe regimes brutal actions inside Zimbabwe. The island nation of Mauritius is also concerned because of its trade links (particularly in textiles) with Madagascar. Madagascars tourism industry is also feeling the effects of the civil conflict (and whos surprised by this?).


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