Radical Islam in East Africa
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.
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CHAPTER ONE AlQaeda in East Africa
CHAPTER TWO Characteristics of East African Environment Conducive to a Jihadist Presence
CHAPTER THREE The EthnoReligious Landscape of East Africa
CHAPTER FOUR The Growth of Radical Islam
CHAPTER FIVE Countering Terrorism in East Africa
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Aﬀairs agenda AIAI Al-Ittihad al-Islami al-Qaeda al-Turabi Arab Asmara Author’s discussions Author’s interview Aweys Ayro CJTF-HOA conﬂict counterterrorism Darfur Development diﬀerent Djibouti East Africa eﬀective eﬀorts Eritrea Ethiopia Ethiopian forces ethnic extremist faction ﬁrst Global GLORIA Center Hargeisa Hassan Hawiye Horn of Africa inﬂuence international organization oﬃcial Islam in Africa Islam in East Islamic charities Islamic Courts Islamic NGOs Islamist Movements PRISM Jamestown Foundation Jihad July 22 June Kenya Khartoum military militia Mogadishu Mohamed Muslim Brotherhood Nairobi networks Oﬃce Ogaden operations Peace percent Peter Chalk political population Project for Research Puntland Rabasa radical Islam radical Islamist regime region religious Research of Islamist Salaﬁ Saudi sectors Security Council Shabaab Sheikh Sharif Siad Barre signiﬁcant social Somalia Somaliland southern Somalia strategic subclan Sudan Sudanese Suﬁ orders Suﬁsm Takﬁr Tanzania Terdman Terrorism Monitor terrorist tion U.S. Air United Wahhabi warlord World Factbook Yusuf