Tag Archive for: Terrorism

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ISIS, Reborn: The Islamic State’s African Revival is a Lethal Blind Spot

Source: National Interest | Jordan Cope With four burgeoning safe havens, ISIS has revived in Sub-Sahara and could be deadlier than ever. - Before 9/11, many forget that Osama Bin Laden largely made a name for himself in Sub-Saharan…
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U.S. Military Base Penetrated By Somali Militants

Military Watch | Dash-8 Spy Plane and C-146 Transport Destroyed The Somali militant group Al Shabab launched a successful attack on a U.S. military base in Kenya, the Manda Bay Airfield, on January 5th. The attack follows longstanding tensions…
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05/01/2021 News and Commentary

Ethiopia in Crisis Ethiopia's total debt reached 51% of its GDP Ethiopia's total domestic and foreign debt has reached 54.7 billion US Dollar (2.01 trillion birr)  (50.8 percent of the country's GDP), according to a recent government debt…
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5 killed, 14 injured in suicide bombing in Somalia: officials

Global News – AP |  A suicide bombing near the   Somalia capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday killed five people including two Turks, Turkish and Somali officials said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility…
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Geopolitical dynamics in the Horn of Africa

An Emboldened Horn of Africa Axis and an Unfolding Humanitarian Crisis Await the Biden Administration By Guled Ahmed | Middle East Institute Summary The Biden Administration is set to face a series of challenges in the Horn of Africa. Given…