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Africa Terrorism

Julia Craven

There Were At Least 12 Other Terrorist Attacks The Week Of Charlie Hebdo | Julia Craven | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The world has been mourning the almost 20 people killed around Paris on Jan. 7 and 9 in some of the most vicious radical Islamic terror ...

Ambassador Sanders' U.S. Congress Testimony on Boko Haram

Amb. Robin Renee Sanders | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics
Amb. Robin Renee Sanders

Nigeria is at the beginning of a long conflict; they have to realize this. This is no longer a localized insurgency. There is no easy fix and every attack in response to Boko Haram cannot be viewed a death knell blow to it.

The Kenya Attack by al-Shabaab: Lesson Learned and Lessons Still to Be Learned

Amb. Robin Renee Sanders | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Amb. Robin Renee Sanders

Don't sum up extremism to just poverty, lack of education or unemployment: Certainly these are drivers toward extremism, but in my view, not the entire picture. Terrorism is more complex than this.

Which Came First: The Chicken or the Terrorist?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Tom Engelhardt

For many in this country, the Kenyan mall horror arrived out of the blue, out of nowhere, out of a place and a time without context. Next thing you know, it's all 24/7-ing on your TV set.

The Terror Diaspora

Nick Turse | Posted 08.18.2013 | Home
Nick Turse

Ten years after Washington began pouring taxpayer dollars into counterterrorism and stability efforts across Africa, the continent has experienced profound changes, just not those the U.S. sought.