Africa and the War on Terrorism by John Davis

By John Davis

Abject poverty and legit corruption make components of Africa a really beautiful vacation spot for terrorist agencies. possibilities have constructed through the pre-9/11 and submit 9-11 sessions in Africa for the recruitment of terrorists, attainment of bases of operations and assets of investment for Al Qaeda or its affiliated terror teams. This finished quantity presents an intensive exam of significant terrorist occasions in Africa and highlights inner and exterior indices to demonstrate why Africa is so ripe for terrorism.

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Htm. 34 Rotheberg, Battling Terrorism in the Horn of Africa, p. 60. 35 Saunders, “A Terrifying War on Terror,” Chapter 3 Kenya and the Global War on Terrorism: Searching for a New Role in a New War Raymond Muhula Introduction In August 1998 Kenya and Tanzania suffered two devastating attacks of terrorism. The twin attacks on the US Embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam were masterminded by Osama bin Laden and his al Qaeda network. The two countries have had close relations with the United States, but the attacks may also have been the result of a growing disenchantment with the internal socio-economic and political marginalization of the Muslim communities in both countries.

41. Theodros Dagne, “Africa and the War on Terrorism: The Case of Somalia,” Mediterranean Quarterly, Fall 2002: 62–73. The authors accessed the online version, see http://muse. html. Retrieved on April 4, 2006. ” Le Monde Diplomatique, December 6, 2001. As reported in “Terrorism in the Horn of Africa,” Special Report 113, United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, January 2004, p. 1. html#djibouti. Retrieved on April 9, 2006. Deborah L. ” Belfast Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), John F.

The trends of the war, and the countries that immediately surround the Horn, including Sudan, Somalia, the Great Lakes, and the Sub-Saharan African region as a whole, are all indications of the growing significance of Djibouti to preventing or combating terrorism. 8 The object of this study is to examine the following: the importance of Djibouti to terrorists pre- and post-11 September; the establishment of the Combined Joint Task Force within this country and its principal function to illustrate the economic benefits that have accrued to Djibouti since the time of its classification as a “frontline state” in the war on terror; and finally to explore the means by which the US-Djibouti partnership may be sustained.

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