al-shabaab

Body

"Security officials from around the world are meeting in Luanda, Angola, to address deep concerns about growing terrorism in Africa.

On this week’s episode of 'The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent JJ Green,' Dr. Hans Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, is warning that what’s brewing inside Africa is trouble for the U.S."

Date
October 4, 2023
Image
Article Source
Content Variety

Al-Shabaab Sets Sights on Kenya

Since May 2023, Kenya has witnessed a surge of violent activity from al-Shabaab, the Somalia-based terrorist group. The uptick in attacks began after Nairobi and Mogadishu announced a planned reopening of their borders, a frontier that has been...

December 08, 2022 Riza Kumar

New Strategies, Ongoing Crisis: Comprehensive Approaches in Defeating al-Shabaab

Al-Shabaab—al-Qaeda’s largest, wealthiest, and most kinetically active cell—has posed a critical threat to Somalia’s security since the group’s establishment in late 2006. The group’s insurgency in Somalia and high-profile attacks against neighboring...

Body

CEP Senior Director Dr. Hans-Jakob Shindler interviewed: "Al-Shabaab is, if not the largest, one of the largest al-Qaeda affiliates around the globe, only rivaled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in Syria. And in difference to in Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in Syria, al-Shabaab actually runs large parts of Somalia, around 30% I think experts conclude." 

Date
August 17, 2022
Image
Article Source
Content Variety

Daily Dose

Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

Fact:

On January 23, 2019, two car bombs exploded outside of a mosque in Benghazi, Libya, killing 41 people and injuring 80 others. No group claimed responsibility for the blast, but remnants suggested an ISIS affiliate was responsible.  

View Archive