Terrorism in Africa

Here is a link to the recent special issue of the journal Perspectives on Terrorism, which addresses Terrorism in Africa. http://www.terrorismanalysts.com/pt/index.php/pot CONTENTS Terrorism and Political Violence in Africa: Contemporary Trends in a Shifting Terrain James J.F. Forest, Jennifer Giroux Terrorism in Liberation Struggles: Interrogating the Engagement Tactics of the Movement Continue Reading

Article on State Weakness

Just published a piece in the Netherlands-based NATO journal Atlantic Perspective. Here’s a link to the issue: http://www.atlcom.nl/upload/AP_2011_nr__6.pdf Ungoverned Territories: Engaging local nongovernmental entities in U.S. security strategy State weakness has become a prime concern for U.S. national security, and so-called ‘ungoverned territories’ are central to this concern. However, we Continue Reading