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Terrorism in Africa

the evolving front in the War on Terror

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Africa -- Prevention,
  • Terrorism -- Africa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John Davis.
    ContributionsDavis, John, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.A35 T465 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24013537M
    ISBN 109780739135754
    LC Control Number2009052715
    OCLC/WorldCa496967064


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''Hussein Solomon, one of the most prolific political scientists in South Africa, succeeded in combining three key deliberations in his book Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Africa: an inside knowledge of the Islamic and Muslim world, an in-depth understanding of the African security domain, and an outstanding conceptualisation of (counter-)terrorism.

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African countries have experienced relatively high levels of terrorism. Terrorism has been linked to the theory of deprivation, but the extent to which terrorism is an economic good can be explained using a rational choice model of economic agents.

Terrorism is also possibly motivated largely by existential other-worldly by: 1. Terrorism in Africa. The continent of Africa has since the last decade of the 20 th century experienced growing incidents of terrorism.

These incidents manifest in the forms of bombing, kidnapping, torture, murder and assassination, arson, sabotage, mysterious phone calls, hijacking, intimidation and robbery.

There is a growing recognition in Africa that terrorism is a transnational problem and, therefore, there is a need for cooperation at the continental level to effectively deal with it Over the years, African countries have devised various measures to deal with this threat at the pan-African level.

Now hundreds of United States commandos and other forces are leaving West Africa — despite an onslaught of attacks from an increasingly deadly matrix of Islamist fighters. The shift has unnerved African commanders in Burkina Faso.

The author is of the view that policing efforts to manage acts of terrorism in Africa will be enhanced if the root causes of the menace are identified clearly. The study contributes knowledge on identifying the root courses and spread of terrorism across Africa. The study is divided into three themes: (1)the diversity of the terrorist threat among states in the region.

(2) the regional dynamics and the local response to terrorism, and (3) regional solutions to the threat of terrorism in Africa.

Part of a series, this work is concerned with international terrorism, and deals with its manifestation in Africa. Among the events and topics covered are: the Entebbe rescue mission; African Read more.

One of the most dangerous regions is the greater Horn of Africa along with Yemen, its volatile neighbor. This book offers authoritative insight into the struggle against terrorism in the Horn Author: Robert I.

Rotberg. " Battling Terrorism in the Horn of Africa fills a vacuum in the literature on U.S. foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa since 9/ The book will certainly be of interest to those with an interest in the sub-state, state, sub-regional and transnational dimensions of Islamist parties in the region."Author: Robert I.

Rotberg. Reprinted by permission of WESTVIEW PRESS, a member of Perseus Books Group. The War on Terrorism in Africa. Princeton N. Lyman. from Africa in World Politics. by John HarbesonFile Size: KB.

Terrorism Bookshelf: Top Books on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism. Terrorist rebellions, in all their configurations, constitute first order national security threats facing the international community.

This framework is applied to empirical case studies of terrorist group financing in Europe, Africa, South Asia and the Middle East.

The study, Terrorism in Africa: The Evolving Front in the War on Terrorism, represents a research endeavor aimed at increasing scholarly discourse on the ever-expanding threat of terrorism and terrorist-related violence in the region. Terrorism -- Africa -- Periodicals.

See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Terrorism -- Africa; Terrorism -- Periodicals; Africa -- Periodicals; Filed under: Terrorism -- Africa -- Periodicals African Terrorism Bulletin (with other ISS periodicals on crime and corruption in Africa) (partial serial archives); Items below (if any) are from related and broader.

" Battling Terrorism in the Horn of Africa fills a vacuum in the literature on U.S. foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa since 9/ The book will certainly be of interest to those with an interest in the sub-state, state, sub-regional and transnational dimensions of Islamist parties in the region." —Alexandra M.

Dias, African AffairsAuthor: Robert I. Rotberg. Read "Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa Fighting Insurgency from Al Shabaab, Ansar Dine and Boko Haram" by H. Solomon available from Rakuten Kobo.

Traditional counter-terrorism approaches, with their emphasis on Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. Thirdly, international terrorism and state-sponsored terrorism in Africa, during and after the Cold War, are briefly discussed.

Fourthly, two case studies regarding the state sponsorship of international terrorism in Africa are presented. African countries have experienced relatively high levels of terrorism. Terrorism has been linked to the theory of deprivation, but the extent to which terrorism is an economic good can be explained using a rational choice model of economic agents.

Terrorism is also possibly motivated largely by existential other-worldly goals. Terrorism Threat in West Africa Soars as U.S. Weighs Troop Cuts The Pentagon and the State Department are sending mixed messages about reducing America’s presence in a region bloodied by.

Book by James F. Hoge Jr., Editor and Terrorism and Counterterrorism. On the morning of Septemthe United States awoke to find itself at war. Africa. From South Asia to South America, terrorist groups are on the rise.

One of the most dangerous regions is the greater Horn of Africa along with Yemen, its volatile neighbor. This book offers authoritative insight into the struggle against terrorism in the Horn.

It is against this background that this book examines the different manifestations of terrorism and related transnational security challenges in West Africa, with a view to exploring the internal and external sources and drivers of instability, establishing the linkages between terrorism and transnational threats, and reviewing the various steps taken in recent time to strengthen the.

UNDERSTANDING TERRORISM IN AFRICA: IN SEARCH FOR AN AFRICAN VOICE 6 and 7 November Seminar Series Sponsored by: Edited by Wafula Okumu and Anneli Botha.

The book is a kind of intellectual godfather to the research I have tried to do on the endings of terrorist campaigns. His argument—that in the middle of a passionate and difficult situation, we need to think about the longer-term outcome—is directly relevant to the action and reaction pattern that can unfold in the middle of a terrorist.

Terrorism has contributed significantly to the unstable and unavoidable conflict and threat to security to many countries in the twenty-first century globally. In this qualitative case study, the author explores the causes and devastating effects of terrorism on the continent of Africa.

About Category:Terrorism in Africa by country and related categories. The scope of this category includes pages whose subjects relate to terrorism, a contentious label. Value-laden labels—such as calling an organization and/or individual a terrorist—may express contentious opinion and are best avoided unless widely used by reliable sources to describe the subject, in.

Prior research indicates that Terrorism in Africa has been an ongoing problem for several years. However, recently there has been a surge in terrorism in the African continent, and this research Author: Emily Plakon.

The seminar, organized jointly by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), the Terrorism Studies and Research Programme (TSRP) of Cairo University, and the African Centre for Strategic Research and Studies (ACSRS) at the Nigerian National War College, took place at the University of Cairo from 19 and 20 May " -- p.

: Terrorism in South Africa has not been seen as a significant threat to the security of the state since the end of apartheid.

In the government passed Terrorism Act No 83, defining terrorist activities as acts that "endanger the maintenance of law and order."Inan Anti-Terrorism Bill (Bill 12 of ) was passed in which Terrorism was defined (on page 4) as.

terrorism, overtaking the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), which is now ranked third. This marks the first year since the inception of the index that sub-Saharan Africa recorded more deaths than its neighbouring region.

The primary driver of the increase in terrorism in the region was a rise in terrorist activityFile Size: 4MB. In the wake of Friday night’s violent attacks in Paris, The Wall Street Journal asked several experts for book recommendations on the evolution of terrorism.

In the midth century, the Western powers partitioned West Africa, and other parts of the African continent, into nation-states that had nothing in common with each other apart from geographical Author: Nuhu Othman.

Alexis Okeowo’s award-winning book — “A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa” — offers a different perspective on Boko Haram and other extremist Author: Kim Dionne.

Terrorism in Africa The decision by the Pentagon to create a separate Africa Command is the clearest indication that the US Military and other branches of the US Government view sub-Saharan Africa as a growing Islamic terrorist threat.

File Size: KB. The U.S. and its allies have killed and captured a number of terrorist leaders but have not eliminated terrorism or extremist ideology in West Africa. It is time to explore other approaches — for example, community engagement — which in the long-run could prove more productive.

The West African region is the most advanced in designing and nurturing of structures and institutions to fight insecurity in Africa. Ironically, it is the most vulnerable to terrorist attacks because of the availability of small arms and light weapons, bad governance, management problem in the extractive industries, trans-border criminal networks capitalising .Ter ror ism in the Hor n of Afr ica Summary For over a decade, the United States has considered the Horn of Africa—Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Eritrea, and Sudan—a major source of terrorism.