Publisher’s description Over the course of the last 1400 years, Islam has grown from a small band of followers on the Arabian peninsula into a global religion of over a[…]
The different pathways into extremist groups varies from region to region. What might be a common theme of radicalisation in Africa won’t necessarily be true for the Middle East. Too[…]
On December 2, 2014, gunmen from the militant Islamist group al-Shabaab crept into a labourers’ camp in Mandera in Kenya and killed 36 people. In the same all-too-familiar modus operandi[…]
Publisher’s description Since early 2007 a new breed of combatants has appeared on the streets of Mogadishu and other towns in Somalia: the ‘Shabaab’, or youth, the only self-proclaimed branch[…]
This study (based on data from sub-Saharan Africa) is an important contribution to research into the causes of terrorism in failed states.