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Terrorism in the Maghreb

Anneli Botha

Terrorism in the Maghreb

the transnationalisation of domestic terrorism

by Anneli Botha

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Published by Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terrorism -- Africa, North.,
  • Political crimes and offenses -- Africa, North.,
  • Islamic fundamentalism -- Africa, North.,
  • Terrorism -- Africa, North -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTransnationalisation of domestic terrorism
    StatementAnneli Botha.
    SeriesISS monograph series -- no. 63, ISS monograph series -- no. 63
    ContributionsInstitute for Security Studies (South Africa)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6433.A3552 B68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22854969M
    ISBN 101920114327
    ISBN 109781920114329
    LC Control Number2008472326

      Terrorism in the Islamic Maghreb (lit. “the West”) has been given relatively little attention in the post-9/11 era, in spite of a new journalistic and academic obsession with terrorism spanning nearly a .   In a region awash with weapons, human and drug trafficking and political unrest, al-Qaeda’s local affiliates, especially al-Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), are flourishing.

      The United States faces an important strategic question in northwest Africa: what level of activity by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) would constitute a sufficient threat to U.S. national security interests to warrant a more aggressive political, .   The study, Terrorism in Africa: The Evolving Front in the War on Terrorism, represents a research endeavor aimed at increasing scholarly discourse on the ever-expanding threat of terrorism and terrorist-related violence in the region. It offers the most wide-ranging analysis of the sub-national and transnational terrorists groups that have made Africa the second most violent region in the world.

    Book Description. In , the Maghreb occupied a prominent place in world headlines when Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia, became the birthplace of the so-called Arab Spring. Events in Tunisia sparked huge and sometimes violent uprisings. Longstanding dictatorships fell in their wake. The ensuing democratic reforms resulted in elections and the victory of. On Monday 14 October , The International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT) invites you to a Lecture held at the T.M.C Asser Institute focused on defining international terrorism: SCL LECTURE: BOOK LAUNCH ‘DEFINING INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM – BETWEEN STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND COSMOPOLITANISM’ Location: T.M.C Asser Institute R.J. .


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Terrorism in the Maghreb by Anneli Botha Download PDF EPUB FB2

But very little surfaces about a festering insurgency that has been on the go for six years in West Africa under the acronym of AQIM, or al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. This low-level series of guerrilla conflicts is widespread and sporadic, covering an area as vast as Europe.5/5(1).

Pretoria/Tshwane: Institute for Security Studies, Reviewed by Benjamin P. Nickels. Terrorism in the Maghreb receives comparatively little scholarly and media attention, which makes this book by Anneli Botha, a senior researcher on terrorism at the Institute for Security Studies in Pretoria.

Terrorism in the Maghreb: The transnationalisation of domestic terrorism. Book its name to al-Qa’eda in the Land of the Islamic Maghreb (AQLIM), the threat of terrorism to the three Author: Anneli Botha.

Recent evolution of terrorism in the Maghreb ARI 62/ - 10/11/ 3 This does not mean that terrorism has ceased to have a significant impact on Algeria, though its frequency has undergone a clear decline, having fallen from 39 attacks in to 12 inbeing this last a year in which Algeria accounted for only % of all the.

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Arabic: تنظيم القاعدة في بلاد المغرب الإسلامي ‎, romanized: Tanẓīm al-Qā'idah fī Bilād al-Maghrib al-Islāmī), or AQIM, is an Islamist militant organization (of al-Qaeda) which aims to overthrow the Algerian government and institute an Islamic state.

To that end, it is currently engaged in an anti-government (s): Al-Mourabitoun, Jama'at Nasr al-Islam. Terrorist Recognition Handbook: A Practitioner's Manual for Predicting and Identifying Terrorist Activities is a non-fiction book about counterterrorism strategies, written by U.S. Navy retired cryptology analyst Malcolm book is intended to help law enforcement and intelligence officials with the professional practice of behavior analysis and criminal psychology of anticipating Author: Malcolm Nance.

Between andmore than four out of every 10 acts of terrorism recorded in the Maghreb – % of the total to be precise, although with variations depending on the year – were. Despite the recent interest in terrorism in northern Africa - particularly after the Salafist Group for Combat and Preaching (GSPC) announced its official alignment toal Qa`eda and changed its name to al-Qa`eda in the Land of the Islamic Maghreb (AQLIM) - the threat of terrorism to the three countries under review (Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia) has been a reality since their independence in.

Get this from a library. Terrorism in the Maghreb: the transnationalisation of domestic terrorism. [Anneli Botha; Institute for Security Studies (South Africa)] -- Terrorism on the African continent is a complex and emotional topic.

One of the primary reasons for this is that a historical introspection for any country, or its people, that has been confronted. reportedly propelled terrorism in the Maghreb to a new level of effectiveness and international attention.

The deadly attacks on foreign targets in Algeria demonstrated improved offensive capabilities and communication maturity. PDF | This chapter aims at providing an overview of the threat and spread of terrorism in the Maghreb as well as at assessing the counter-terrorism | Find, read and cite all the research you.

The US Department of State has issued a travel advisory today for Algeria due to terrorism. The government website warns travelers to exercise increased caution when traveling in Algeria due to terrorism.

Some areas have increased risk. The advisory recommends not traveling to: – Areas near the eastern and southern borders due to terrorism. Morocco was ranked 92 of ranked nations in Global Terrorism Index, meaning the kingdom scored bette than Finland, Italy, Japan, and : Mark Mahon.

In his second book, Organizational Behavior Profile: al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), he applies the organizational behavior and leadership framework to the study of AQIM, a notorious and violent terrorist organization operating in Northern Africa 4/4(2). (shelved 6 times as maghreb) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

The US National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) is pleased to present the International Terrorism Guide Website, a ready reference guide for law enforcement, intelligence, military and security personnel, contingency planners, or citizens concerned about international terrorist threats.

This site contains many features across the full range of. Terrorism in the Maghreb countries accounted for percent of the world’s total attacks in Inthe figure quadrupled to percent, according to a study published by El Cano this Author: Karla Dieseldorff.

Book Review: Anneli Botha, Terrorism in the Maghreb: The Transnationalisation of Domestic Terrorism (Pretoria/Tshwane: Institute for Security Studies) January Book Review: Book Review of S.A. Wright, Patriots, Politics, and the Oklahoma City Bombing: January Freilich, Joshua: Book Review. Terrorism in the Maghreb: the transnationalisation of domestic terrorism.

Despite the recent interest in terrorism in northern Africa - particularly after the Salafist Group for Combat and Preaching (GSPC) announced its official alignment toal Qa`eda and changed its name to al-Qa`eda in the Land of the Islamic Maghreb (AQLIM) - the threat of terrorism to the three countries under.

Conclusion. There were 47 times more acts of terrorism in the Maghreb as a whole in than in The frequency of terrorist attacks in the region has increased year after year and, in light of the attacks that already took place during the first half ofit is unlikely that there will be any let-up in Algeria and Tunisia in the short term, although there may be some diminishment in.

In his book Al-Firaq wa’l-jama al-Islamiyya al-Mu’asira wa Judhuruha al-T’arikhiyya (“Contemporary Islamic sects and Groups and their Historical Roots”), n.c., Dar Uhud,p.Sa’d al-Din Sayyed Saleh describes the concept of takfir as one of the most by:   Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) is a Salafi-jihadist militant group and U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization operating in North Africa’s Sahara and Sahel.Chapter 3: Terrorism in Morocco.

CHAPTER 3 Terrorism in Morocco TERRORISM IN THE MAGHREB The Transnationalisation of Domestic Terrorism.   Monograph NoJune  Anneli Botha. The French protectorate in Morocco came to an end in