Boko Haram: How Perpetrators Impersonate Victims

Boko Haram is shifting its insurgency tactics, impersonating refugees to carry out attacks across the Lake Chad basin, writes Bula...

Boko Haram
Boko Haram: How Perpetrators Impersonate Victims

Quranic Schools in the Sahel and the Radicalisation Risk

Amid a rise in extremist groups in this African region, students at Quranic schools are vulnerable to jihadi recruitment.


Who Attacked Mali's Radisson Blu Hotel?

The circumstances surrounding the 20 November attack on Mali's Radisson Blu raises questions about the relationship between jihadi...


Mali Hotel Attack: Who Are The Prime Suspects?

Tracing a situation of chronic insecurity that has been ongoing since 2012 and seen several hotels and public spaces being targete...


Militias Must Unite Against ISIS in Libya

ISIS continues to expand in Libya as rivals jostle for power and the UN looks to build a unity government....


The Return of the Malian Islamists?

Despite the peace deal signed by Mali's government in June, violence in the country persists....


Bandits, Radicals & Rebels: Violence in Mali

Despite the signing of a peace agreement, ongoing violence in Mali raises questions over the influence of Salafi-jihadi groups and...


Origins of Mali's Islamist Occupation

Violence simmers in Mali as Islamist and separatist groups continue to protest government control, but the origins of the situatio...


The Rise of ISIS in the Maghreb?

The struggle between ISIS and al-Qaeda for leadership of the global jihadi movement is dividing the militant community in Algeria....