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CEP – KAS: Sahel Monitoring December 2023

For the first time since CEP reporting began in December 2022, the number of monthly attacks claimed by al-Qaida and ISIS affiliates in West Africa exceeded 90. In December 2023, the claimed number of attacks averaged three per day, just short of 100...

CEP – KAS: Sahel Monitoring November 2023

The twelfth monthly report monitoring the online propaganda activities of al-Qaeda and Islamic State branches throughout the Sahel will focus on the output of these groups in November 2023. Last month again witnessed over 80 claimed attacks. In...

CEP – KAS: Sahel Monitoring October 2023

The eleventh monthly report monitoring the activities of al-Qaeda and Islamic State branches throughout the Sahel will focus on the propaganda output of these groups in October 2023.

CEP – KAS: Sahel Monitoring September 2023

This tenth monthly report monitoring activities of al-Qaeda and Islamic State branches throughout the Sahel will focus on the propaganda output of these groups in September 2023.

CEP – KAS: Sahel Monitoring August 2023

This report focuses on operations throughout the Sahel in August 2023, which were claimed by al-Qaeda and ISIS propaganda outlets. In total, 57 different operations were claimed by these groups.

CEP – KAS: Sahel Monitoring July 2023

This report focuses on operations throughout the Sahel in July 2023 claimed by the propaganda outlets of al-Qaeda and ISIS. In total, 45 different operations were claimed by these groups.

CEP – KAS: Sahel Monitoring June 2023

This report is the seventh installment in a monthly series focused on al-Qaeda and Islamic State operations throughout the Sahel.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2023

CEP-KAS Webinar: The Deteriorating Security Situation in West Africa | Dr. Kwesi Aning

"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.

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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.  

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