On July 26, soldiers detained President Mohamed Bazoum and seized power in Niger in a military coup. Counter Extremism Project (CEP) Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler shared his analysis of the coup incited by General Abdourahmane Tchiani with...
"Status of ISWAP and ISGS in West Africa and Sahel"
Dr. Kwesi Aning
Professor and Director, Faculty of Academic Affairs and Research, Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Accra, Ghana.
The Counter Extremism Project (CEP) and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS) hosted a webinar on Thursday, June 22, 2023, focusing on the deteriorating security situation in West Africa and the Sahel region.
The webinar focused on the three most relevant terrorist networks currently operating in the region: JNIM, ISWAP, and ISGS. Understanding the various operational aspects and challenges that these regional terrorist networks pose is a necessary first step to develop sustainable, effective, and regionally based counter strategies.