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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...


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Counterterrorism or Neo-Colonialism? The French Army in Africa

March 6, 2014

France has sent troops in the past year to two former African colonies, Mali and the Central African Republic (CAR). In Mali, the concern was an Islamist terrorist assault on the government, while in the Central African Republic...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Africa

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March 6, 2014

EGYPTIAN MILITARY OFFENSIVE IN THE SINAI FOLLOWS TOURIST MASSACRE 

Andrew McGregor 

Egyptian security forces have responded to the latest terrorist blow to Egypt’s vital tourism industry with a series of raids that...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Africa

Are Corruption and Tribalism Dooming Somalia’s War on al-Shabaab Extremists?

February 21, 2014

After decades of conflict that have nearly destroyed the nation, Somalia now stands poised to make a final drive with international assistance to shatter the strength of radical al-Qaeda-associated Islamists in central and...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Africa

BRIEFS

February 21, 2014

SUCCESSFUL OFFENSIVE ESTABLISHES HOUTHI SHIITE MOVEMENT AS A POLITICAL FORCE IN THE NEW YEMEN

Andrew McGregor

Since last October, the Zaydi Shiite Houthis of northern Yemen’s Sa’ada governorate have been involved in...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Africa

Anti-Balaka Militias Target Muslims in the Central African Republic

February 7, 2014

Recent fighting in the resource-rich Central African Republic (CAR) is inflicting a “human disaster” on the country. [1] Nearly one million residents of the country have been displaced, a majority of them from the northwestern...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Africa

Tripoli Battles Shadowy Qaddafists While Tribal Rivals Fight Over Southern Libya

January 23, 2014

Despite living in the midst of some of the world’s most open and sparsely populated spaces, Libya’s southern tribes are engaged in a new round of bitter urban warfare, as snipers, gun-battles and mortar fire take a heavy toll on...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Africa

BRIEFS

January 23, 2014

SOUTH SUDAN’S TRIBAL “WHITE ARMY” – PART TWO: ARMS AND THE OVERTHROW OF TRADITIONAL ORDER

Andrew McGregor

An unprecedented cattle raid by members of South Sudan’s Murle tribe on the Nuer “holy city” of Wec Deang on January 14,...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Brief, Africa, Featured

Northern Cameroon Under Threat from Boko Haram and Séléka Militants

January 9, 2014

The Tenth Parallel North has been described as the “fault line where Islam and Christianity meet and clash.” [1] In Africa, the Tenth Parallel passes west to east through Nigeria, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, South...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Africa

Tunisian Extremists Expand Beyond Their Bases in Jebel Chaambi

January 9, 2014

2013 marked the return of terrorism to Tunisia. Since the middle of the year, terrorist incidents have occurred with greater frequency and now pose an alarming threat to the safety of Tunisia. During the first half of 2013, the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Africa, North Africa

Ansar al-Shari’a: Transforming Libya into a Land of Jihad

January 9, 2014

In the first attack of its kind in Libya, a suicide car bomber drove an explosive-laden truck into a military checkpoint in Bersis (east of Benghazi) on December 22, 2013 that killed 13 people and injured 17 others (Jeune...

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Algeria and Egypt Struggle with the Implications of Libya’s Political Chaos

June 26, 2014 04:09 PM

The progressive deterioration of security within Libya represents a major concern for a number of regional actors, most notably Libya’s two powerful neighbors, Egypt and Algeria. Algeria has already...


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East Africa

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Mozambique’s RENAMO Conducts Low-Level Insurgency While Running for Election

June 26, 2014 04:05 PM

Mozambique has been slowly descending into a political-military crisis since April 2013, as the ruling Frente de Libertação de Moçambique (FRELIMO – Mozambique Liberation Front) party has...


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West Africa

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BRIEFS

July 10, 2014 04:25 PM

EGYPT’S DOMESTIC SECURITY THREAT: AJNAD MISR AND THE “RETRIBUTION FOR LIFE” CAMPAIGN

Andrew McGregor

A Cairo-based extremist group using the name Ajnad Misr (Soldiers of Egypt) has intensified...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, West Africa, Brief
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Southern Africa

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BRIEFS

April 4, 2014 05:52 PM

NEW REBEL MOVEMENT DECLARED IN NORTHERN MALI

Andrew McGregor

On March 18, a statement issued from the “military base of Hassi Labiad” in the name of the political and military cadres of the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Southern Africa, West Africa
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