Counterterrorism Requires a Multidimensional Approach

Counterterrorism Requires a Multidimensional Approach

In November 2014, a horrific attack was carried out against a mosque in Kano in northern Nigeria, killing more than 100 innocent civilians. It bore…

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Ending Terror on the Continent Starts from Within

Ending Terror on the Continent Starts from Within

In September 2014, Ugandan authorities discovered an al-Shabaab terrorist cell operating in our biggest city, Kampala. Explosives were discovered in the raid, and there is…

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Burundi Embarks on Security Sector Reform

Burundi Embarks on Security Sector Reform

  Maj. Gen. Cyprien Ndikuriyo of Burundi’s Ministry of Defense and War Veterans spoke on June 24, 2014, at the U.S. Africa Command Academic Symposium…

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Avoiding Another Crisis in the Central African Republic

Avoiding Another Crisis in the Central African Republic

The sectarian violence in the Central African Republic has uprooted nearly 1 million people, and it is estimated that 2.2 million, about half the population,…

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Continent’s Light Will Not Be Dimmed

Continent’s Light Will Not Be Dimmed

Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama addressed the 68th United Nations General Assembly on September 26, 2013, in New York City days after terrorists attacked Westgate…

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Sierra Leone Unveils a Fund to Fight Disasters

Sierra Leone Unveils a Fund to Fight Disasters

Dr. Ernest Bai Koroma is the fourth president of Sierra Leone. This is an edited and condensed version of an address he gave on May…

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