2 edition of Terrorism in Africa found in the catalog.
Terrorism in Africa
|Statement||edited by Martha Crenshaw.|
|Series||The international library of terrorism -- 4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||535|
Book by James F. Hoge Jr., Editor and Terrorism and Counterterrorism. On the morning of Septem , the 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.
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Loved the book and each author contributes to the book in a significant way, bringing out different facets of terrorism in Africa that are often ignored. But what I like the most is how each one of them in a way, outlines the fact that terrorism in Africa, much more so than in other parts of the world, is tightly linked to problem of governance.5/5(1).
''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.
" 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 4/5(1).
Lexington Books, - Political Science - pages 0 Reviews The study, Terrorism in Africa: The Evolving Front in the War on Terrorism, represents a research endeavor aimed at. The terrorist threat is growing in Africa, with the likes of Al Shabaab, Ansar Dine and Boko Haram exploiting Africa's vulnerabilities – whether ungoverned spaces or corrupt officials – to expand their operations.
At the same time, traditional responses to terrorism, with their primarily military focus and privileging of the state, seem incapable of stopping this menace. This is. This book analyses the way in which Muslims and Islam have been constructed as a security issue in South Africa after the 9/11 attacks in the US.
It shows that such targeting is a long drawn process and benefits vested interests involving all the major national media channels. terrorism and counter terrorism in africa Download terrorism and counter terrorism in africa or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.
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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.