Archive for ‘Africa’

Columns

The Problem with The Sahel

OPINION — With little public notice, the two-decades-long U.S. war on terrorism continues in the Sahel, the semi-arid region of western and north-central Africa. According […] More

Briefs & Analysis

The OSINT Global Trendline Report

The Cipher Brief’s Open Source Trend Line Report utilizes open source data  to track trends around the world that impact national and global security.  We break the world […] More

Virtual Briefings

Al-Shabaab is Resurging in Somalia

  Bottom Line Up Front Al-Shabaab, the al-Qaeda-linked jihadist group in Somalia, is resurging again and demonstrating the ability to launch attacks with impunity. Since […] More

Virtual Briefings

A Political Breakthrough in Sudan?

  Bottom Line Up Front Following months of fighting, Sudan’s current ruling military government and the political opposition have forged a power-sharing agreement.  What happens […] More

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