Africa

Africa: In-Depth Reports

The Islamic State Deepens Its Presence in North Africa

The terrorist attack in Tunisia underscores the dangers of the Jihadists.
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North African Fighters in the Syrian and Iraqi Conflict: The Reality and Implications

Jihadist fighters return from the wars to destabilize Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria. Read More »

Can Tunisia Navigate the Cross-Currents of the Muslim World?

Institute for Contemporary Affairs Founded jointly with the Wechsler Family Foundation Vol. 14, No. 45       January 4, 2015 The “Arab Spring” erupted in Tunisia, the first Arab country to depose its radical Islamist government democratically and nonviolently. The results […] Read More »

In Algeria, “After President Bouteflika” Is Rapidly Approaching

For the West, the departure of Algeria’s Bouteflika could be a big loss. Read More »

Boko Haram and the Future of Nigeria

Subduing Boko Haram is in the West’s interest. Read More »

Ethiopian Dam over Blue Nile Raises Specter of Conflict with Egypt

President Morsi threatened that “all options were open” if Ethiopia diverts the Blue Nile. Read More »

Iranian Shiite Terror Cell in Nigeria Followed a Familiar Pattern

Shiite communities around the world represent the infrastructure upon which Iran builds its subversive policies worldwide. Read More »

The Islamist Challenge from North Africa

The fall of Mali would directly threaten neighboring Niger, the sixth largest producer of uranium ore in the world. Read More »

A Second Afghanistan in Mali?

In March 2012 Mali collapsed into chaos after soldiers toppled the president, with Tuareg rebels taking control of two-thirds of the country. Read More »

Heading for War between the Two Sudans?

Since South Sudan seceded from Sudan in July 2011, there have been numerous clashes along their common border. Read More »