Origins and History of Terrorism in Africa
Terrorism in Africa: Somalia War has Multiple Players
The news about Somalia can be confusing from far away because different vocabularies are used to describe the multi-faceted conflict occurring there. Its chief players are the Somalian Transitional Federal Government and the Union of Islamic Courts (UIC). This battle engages other local players and histories: secular warlords, neighboring countries, the United States, and foreign jihadists. The…
The Trans-Sahara Counter Terrorism Initiative
Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Africa have taken on greater importance for the United States, since the advent of th Global war on Terror. The Trans Sahara Counter Terrorism Initiative (TSCTI) has been created to address terrorist threats.