Tag: Cross Border Terrorism

June 9, 2019

Africa and the Fight Against Terror...

Why are some African countries seeing more terrorist attacks? And what is the world doing to stop it? Host Jim Malone takes a look at how extremist groups are exploiting ethnic divisions, poverty, and political instability to sow fear, chaos and death in the African continent~VOA NEWS 0

May 2, 2019

Nurse Jamilla Returned to Help Gao ...

Jamilla fled Gao alongside thousands of others in 2012, when extremist groups occupied the northern Mali city. She is among those who has come back after years to rebuild, and uses her skills as a nurse to help the city to heal, despite ongoing insecurity in the region

April 29, 2019

Burkina Faso Plagued with Problems ...

Despite U.S. counterterrorism efforts across the globe, U.S. officials say the United States alone cannot defeat insurgencies. It needs reliable partners to protect people from attacks and prevent them from reoccurring. That’s why the U.S. has tripled security assistance to Burkina Faso, one of several West African nations battling extremists

April 20, 2019

‘Afghanistan Has Changed̵...

Talk of peace in Afghanistan is ramping up, with the United States and the Taliban negotiating and Kabul preparing to host hundreds of ethnic, religious, and tribal leaders to settle on a road map for ending nearly 18 years of war

April 16, 2019

Students, Teachers Avoid Cameroon B...

This week marks five years since Boko Haram militants kidnapped hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls from the village of Chibok. The kidnappings spread fear across the border in Cameroon, where hundreds of schools closed. Authorities have since ordered schools to reopen, but many students and teachers refuse to return

April 6, 2019

Boko Haram Militants Target Civilia...

U.N. officials say the spike in violence and displacement is related to increased activity by Boko Haram or Boko Haram-affiliated armed groups in the Lake Chad Basin. They report 88 civilians were killed last month alone, compared to a total of 107 civilian deaths during all of 2018

March 22, 2019

Trump’s Numerous Declarations...

late 2018, President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw almost all of its troops from Syria, saying the Islamic State terror group had been defeated and there was no longer a reason to deploy U.S. forces in the war-torn nation

March 21, 2019

Analysts: IS Ideology Still a Threa...

IS online communication and propaganda over the years has declined as the group lost territory in Iraq and Syria. Nevertheless, the jihadists have continued to recycle old propaganda messages and even create new ones

March 6, 2019

Clashes underway between militants,...

Provincial governor’s spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said the attack was launched earlier today and a standoff is underway between militants and security forces

February 22, 2019

‘Impossible’ to Ensure Peac...

Hekmatyar stressed that in order to ensure peace in Afghanistan, the two main issues including the presence of foreign forces and the current “dependent” government should be addressed

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