Radical Islam in East Africa

Radical Islam in East Africa

by Angel Rabasa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0833045199

ISBN-13: 9780833045195

Pub. Date: 02/15/2009

Publisher: Rand Publishing

American geopolitical interests and the potential threats to those interests are both on the rise in East Africa. The author places the spread of militant Islamism and the development of radical Islamist networks in East Africa in the broader context of the social, economic, and political factors that have shaped the region's security environment.  See more details below

Overview

American geopolitical interests and the potential threats to those interests are both on the rise in East Africa. The author places the spread of militant Islamism and the development of radical Islamist networks in East Africa in the broader context of the social, economic, and political factors that have shaped the region's security environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833045195
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
02/15/2009
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Ch. 1 Al-Qaeda in East Africa 1

Ch. 2 Characteristics of East African Environment Conducive to a Jihadist Presence 7

Ch. 3 The Ethno-Religious Landscape of East Africa 25

Ch. 4 The Growth of Radical Islam 39

Ch. 5 Countering Terrorism in East Africa 71

Bibliography 79

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