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Terrorism in Africa (International Library of Terrorism, Vol 4) by Martha Crenshaw

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Published by G K Hall .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle,
  • Political Terrorism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Africa,
  • Insurgency,
  • South Africa,
  • Terrorism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8068548M
ISBN 100816173362
ISBN 109780816173365

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  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 . 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. 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. Managing Terrorism in Africa: Assessing Policing Issues: /ch Terrorism has contributed significantly to the unstable and unavoidable conflict and threat to security to many countries in the twenty-first century.

  In addition, a major epicenter of terrorist activities in West and Central Africa is Nigeria which has been confronted by acts of terrorism perpetrated by the Islamist extremist in the North East and armed militants in the Niger is important to note that Nigeria had previously experienced a pronounced incident of terrorism in   Terrorism has grown exponentially in the African continent, not only in terms of the number of attacks but also the number of countries affected. There is an arc of instability spreading across Africa, from Nigeria in the west to Somalia in the east. Best Sellers in Terrorism #1. Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Patrick Radden Keefe. out of 5 stars 1, Paperback. And the New World Order (World War III Series Book 4) James Rosone. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ # Lights Out: A Cyberattack, a Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath. 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. If terrorism reflects a solution to a problem with identifiable Cited by: 1.

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. 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. 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. If terrorism reflects a solution to a problem with identifiable. 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.