Main Trends of Terrorism in Africa Towards 2025

Author
Yoslán Silverio González
Content Type
Journal Article
Journal
Brazilian Journal of African Studies
Volume
5
Issue Number
9
Publication Date
January/June 2020
Institution
Brazilian Journal of African Studies
Abstract
The article is divided in: a methodological and theoretical framework to explain the prospective method used and some ideas about the discussion of terrorism and how to understand it. The second part of the paper focuses on the scenarios, taking into account the development of organizations such as: Al-Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and its related groups, Boko Haram (BH) in the area surrounding the Lake Chad, as well as Al-Shabaab (ALS) in southern Somalia and the border with Kenya. We finalized with a generalization of terrorism in Africa – conclusions – and the possible recommendation to solve this problem.
Topic
International Relations, Security, Terrorism, History, Violent Extremism, Boko Haram, Al-Shabaab, Al-Qaeda of the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)
Political Geography
Kenya, Africa, Nigeria, Somalia, Sahel