Acota africa contingency operations assistance and training acsrt african centre for study and research of terrorism aeca arms export control act africom us africa command amisom african union „peacekeepers‟ sent to somalia arpct alliance for restoration of peace and counter-terrorism atpu. Abstract this paper examines the efforts by regional and external actors to counter terrorism in east africa1 it provides an overview of the apparent vulnerability of the region to increasing terrorist related activities and the weak capacities of countries to respond highlighting the responses to terrorism by continental and. Kalidheen, rufus (2008) policing mechanisms to counter terrorist attacks in south africa university of south africa, south africa [ bitstream/handle/10500/1906/dissertationpdfsequence=1] kamandy, jamal ( 2013) islamicodes: the post 9/11 racialization of counter-terrorism colorado state university. Globalisation and the spread of terrorism in northern and sub-saharan africa: causes and consequences a thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the master of defence studies at massey university una smith 2011. Terrorism in 2015 by region 13 figure 2 fatalities from terrorist attacks in africa 2000-2016 14 figure 3 distribution of interviews by country 23 figure 4 distribution of respondents by category and country of interview 23 figure 5 distribution of primary respondents. Descriptionthe capstone examines the role united states plays in africa through the avenue of covert operation and open military action since the 9/11 terrorist attack it examines the new front of terrorism in algeria, mali, niger, kenya, somalia and south sudan and the role western powers play al'qa'ida is at the stem of.
Often it is believed that terrorist organizations are solely based in africa, the middle east and asia, but what if there were groups using terrorist tactics right in our backyard the western hemisphere has seen its share of terrorist organizations since the early 1960s in recent years there has been a rise of. Africa report to the strategic multilayer assessment office, department of defense, and the office of university programs, department of homeland security january 2015 surveying the literature on counter-terrorism, counter -insurgency, and countering violent extremism: a phd thesis, florida state university. Despite reasonable evidence to the contrary””terrorist groups have diverse influences, weak borders are never totally porous, political instability may influence terrorism in complex ways, and security solutions can backfire””many observers perpetuate kaplan's thesis in march 2012, new york times africa. However, what is the impact of terrorist acts by the al shabaab on kenya some of the terrorist groups that operate in sub-saharan africa, include, al- shabaab operating in somalia, boko haram operating in nigeria, al-qaida in the islamic maghreb operating in the this dissertation is structured into five chapters.
Calhoun: the nps institutional archive dspace repository theses and dissertations thesis and dissertation collection 2017-06 combating transnational terrorism in the east african region: the role of the african union mission in somalia nyesiga, nicholas humble monterey, california: naval postgraduate school. This dissertation has been submitted for examination with my approval as university supervisor signed: 24 nature of „competing‟ interests of states to counter terrorism and to providing education 13 332 au plan of action on the prevention and combating of terrorism in africa 26. On jul 31, 2015, abubakar yahaya published a research thesis starting with the following thesis statement: nigeria has been making headlines in the last scope and quality and as a thesis for the degree of master of arts in international africa is home to some of the deadliest terrorist groups,such asthe boko haram. It will also highlight the terrorist challenges facing africa before narrowing it down to nigeria being the scope of this study boko haram terrorism and mend will also be looked at in this chapter this chapter literally serves as a literature review third chapter of the thesis provides insighton research,methodology anddesign.
Militants and terrorists, such an explanation of participation in terrorist organisations in east africa is new the dissertation was the first study that used biographic profiles of individuals associated with terrorism in kenya and uganda in an attempt to understand susceptibility to extremism and radicalisation although a basic. On may 5, president barack obama hosted his djiboutian counterpart, ismail omar guelleh, at the white house the two leaders signed a 20-year lease agreement for the djibouti-based camp lemonnier, the biggest us military base in africa covering 500 acres, the installation is a crucial launching site. A dissertation submitted to the faculty of law university of pretoria, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree masters of law (llm in human rights and democratisation in africa) prepared under the supervision of mr lukas muntingh at the community law centre, university of the western cape, cape town,. Fighting terrorism in africa: the case of inter-governmental analyze the legal and practical activities carried out by igad in its fight against terrorism in the region general and in molla mengistu (2002), ethio- sudanese relations, unpublished ma thesis, addis ababa university ndomo, atiento.
This thesis examines the development of counterterrorism legislation in the republic of kenya it evaluates the sufficiency of the administration police apa administration police act atcsa anti terrorism crime and security act au african union cpc criminal procedure code dpp director of public prosecution. Religious freedom and domestic terrorism in asia and africa, 2000-2009: an epitaph for the religious freedom peace thesis by luke m herrington submitted to the graduate degree program in political science and the graduate faculty of the university of kansas in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree.
Calhoun: the nps institutional archive dspace repository theses and dissertations thesis and dissertation collection 2014-06 transnational terrorism in east africa: a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the recent rise in kenyan violence muhwezi, andrew m monterey, california: naval postgraduate school. This dissertation reviews the said oau (au) conventions on preventing and combating terrorism, identifies its deficiencies and analyses its inefficacies in preventing and combating terrorism in africa it also discusses the member states ' response to the convention the dissertation, therefore, argues that terrorism will be. Dissertation is an original research work by me under the supervision of dr philip attuquayefio economic community of west african states eu 24 237 effects of globalization on technology 24 238 effects of globalization on governments 24 24 terrorism 25.
Dr anneli botha, senior researcher at the institute for security studies (iss), has received the terrorism research initiative's (tri) award for the best phd thesis in the field of terrorism and counter-terrorism studies in 2014 of 14 doctoral theses received, hers was the only one from africa the award shows. Terrorism in nigeria: culmination of economic disenfranchisement, social marginalization and political instability olalekan afolabi may 2013 master's thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of international affairs at the city college of new york advisor: professor jean. I declare that the thesis for the degree of doctor of philosophy at the university of cape town hereby submitted this thesis explores the impact of counter terrorism measures on human rights in kenya and uganda it martha karua v radio africa (2006) eklr kenya bus service & 2 others v the attorney general misc.
Maya kandel is the director of the united states program at irsem (institute for strategic research paris) and associate researcher at the université paris iii – sorbonne nouvelle (crew/cran, centre for research on north america) kandel is a historian specialising in the united states and the us congress, and. This thesis analyzes recent trends of transnational terrorism in east africa it assesses the background of domestic and international terrorist attacks in the region from 1998 to 2012 the study then quantitatively analyzes regional trends, using data drawn from the global terrorism database (gtd) showing dramatic. Boko haram, which operates mainly in nigeria, has become the most deadly terrorist group in the world boko haram pledged its allegiance to isil (also known as the islamic state)as the islamic state's west africa province (iswap) in march 2015 there was also a shift in the distribution of targets during 2014, with an 11.