SA/SR/Jan 2018

January 2018 SR

Terrorism Trends 2017 and Recommendations for 2018.

Briefs and Policy Reviews

Overview

The upsurge of terrorism and violent extremism in Africa over the decades has created and embellished security threat resulting to massive loss of lives and destruction of property. This has also accelerated instability within countries where organized terrorist groups operate. Various factors including and not limited to social, political and economic, are intertwined and ascribed as the sources of the inhuman activities. The Horn of Africa is marred with conflicts led by both the state and non-state armed groups.