- Hook with a rhetorical question.
- Personal anecdote to introduce the topic.
- Thesis statement: Western military interventions in African countries, particularly by France, have perpetuated conflict and instability rather than solving them.
II. Historical Context
- Discuss the historical legacy of colonialism and exploitation that continues to affect Africa today.
- Explain how this legacy has influenced Western interventions in African countries.
III. Negative Impact of Western Military Interventions in Africa
- Provide specific examples of how Western military interventions have worsened conflicts in Africa.
- Discuss human rights violations and civilian casualties resulting from these interventions.
IV. Need for Diplomatic Approaches to Conflict Resolution
- Argue that military interventions often fail to address the root causes of conflict and can exacerbate them.
- Discuss the importance of diplomacy in resolving conflicts in Africa.
V. Responsibility and Reparations
- Discuss the responsibility of Western powers in repairing the damage caused by their past actions.
- Argue that reparations should be made to restore the economic exploitation and cultural destruction inflicted on African nations.
VI. African Sovereignty and Western Support for Stability and Conflict Resolution
- Emphasize the importance of respecting African sovereignty and supporting African efforts towards stability and conflict resolution.
- Provide examples of how Western powers can support African nations.
- Restate thesis statement and main arguments.
- Call to action for Western powers to recognize the harm caused by their neocolonial interventions in Africa and take steps to support African sovereignty and stability.