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Into Africa

Franchising Terrorism

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Judd Devermont is joined by Anouar Boukhars (African Center for Strategic Studies), Jason Warner (United States Military Academy in West Point), Emily Estelle (American Enterprise Institute) to discuss the dangers of overemphasizing or underselling the ties between regional groups and global Jihadi networks. Guests also cover French President Macron's decision to draw down Operation Barkhane in the Sahel and the ADF's links to the Islamic state in Eastern Congo.
Background Readings:


A Course Correction for the Sahel Stabilisation Strategy - International Crisis Group


The Islamic State in Africa: The Emergence, Evolution, and Future of the Next Jihadist Battlefront - Jason Warner, Ryan Cummings, and Ryan O'Farrell


The Islamic State has ‘provinces’ in Africa. That doesn’t mean what you might think - Jason Warner


Swapping jerseys: What changes when African extremists join the Islamic State? - Emily Estelle


DRC: Designating the ADF - Jason Warner


False Choices: U.S. Policy toward Coastal West Africa and the Sahel - Judd Devermont 


Déby’s Dead. What’s Next for Chad and the Sahel? - Judd Devermont


Rethinking Crisis Responses in the Sahel - Judd Devermont and Marielle Harris


Centering Civilian Protection in Northern Mozambique - Emilia Columbo and Kelly Moss


The Logic of Violence in Africa’s Extremist Insurgencies - Anouar Boukhars


Keeping Terrorism at Bay in Mauritania - Anouar Boukhars

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Episode 68

by CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies