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The African Union’s Institutional Approach to Transnational Terrorism

This paper examines the African Union’s (AU) institutional approach to transnational terrorism. Specifically, its approaches in combating Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Boko Haram, and al-Shabaab.

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Asia Pacific Civil Society Governance & Law Security & Conflict

The Evolution of FATA Land into a Hub of Terrorism

Author Ahmad Shah Katawazai discusses the development of terrorist elements in the largely ungoverned Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, describes its implications for regional and international security, and offers policy prescriptions to combat the continued growth of extremism in the FATA.

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Africa Civil Society Middle East Policy & Politics Security & Conflict

Terror in the Sinai: An End to Israeli-Egyptian Peace?

Growing terrorism in the Sinai peninsula is threatening peace between Egypt and Israel, a key stabilizer in the Middle East.