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The Civil Wars of Chad

The Civil Wars of Chad

Since independence from France in 1960, the north-central African nation of Chad has undergone four civil wars. These Chadian Civil Wars have drawn interventions from France, Libya, Sudan, Zaire/Congo, and the United States. The current civil war is also connected to the ongoing Darfur War in neighboring Sudan.

First Chad Civil War (1965–1979)

Second Chad Civil War (1979-1982)

Third Chad Civil War (1998–2002)

Fourth Chad Civil War (2005–present)

Chad Resources and Links:


France: Army, Navy, Air Force Aviation Units in Chad 1968-86

Chad: War by Proxy in the Dunes–Time Magazine, January, 19, 1987

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