Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa

Fighting Insurgency from Al Shabaab, Ansar Dine and Boko Haram

  • Hussein Solomon

Part of the New Security Challenges Series book series (NSECH)

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Traditional counter-terrorism approaches, with their emphasis on the military, are failing. This is seen in the fact that there is an average of three terrorist attacks per day in Africa. This study calls for more holistic solutions, with an emphasis on development and better governance to curb the scourge of terrorism.


Governance insurgency terrorism

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  • Hussein Solomon
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the Free StateRepublic of South Africa

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