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Radicalization, Violent Extremism and De-radicalization

Today, countering the appeal of terrorism emerges as a priority on the African continent. Terrorism is complex in that it is more than a normal criminal act committed for material or personal gain; it is wound up with ideological factors, social grievances, unresolved conflicts, politics, personal identity, religion, history, marginalization, exclusion and a lot of other factors. Society’s inability to properly and effectively rise up to the challenges posed by these factors eventually lead to the emergence of hotbeds for the spread of violence and recurrent insecurity and instability. Such a situation usually contributes to the creation of an enabling environment for recruitment and radicalization, where extremist and intolerant philosophical, political, religious, nationalistic and ethnic theories, ideologies and movements thrive and terrorism becomes appealing to some as an instrument of political activism. “…more

 

Opinion & Analysis

Top Al Shabaab figure killed in airstrike

On 4 February 2015, Pentagon spokesman, Rear Admiral John Kirby, confirmed in a press conference, in Washington D.C. that on Saturday 31 January 2015 at 14:00 GMT, an MQ-9 Reaper UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) stroke a convoy near the Al Shabaab occupied town of Dinsoor, 270 kilometres
south of Mogadishu and killed 45 Al Shabaab members. The Reaper drone fired several Hellfire missiles at the convoy.    …more

Analyse Préliminaire Sur Attaque de l’Hôtel Corinthia Tripoli, Libye

Analyse Préliminaire Sur les attaques terroristes de Baga(Nigeria)

TERRORISM INCIDENT REPORT: ATTACK ON DJIBOUTI RESTAURANT

The In-Amenas Terrorist Attack in Algeria, 16-19 Jan 2013: Analysis

 

ACSRT in Media
Featured articles about ACSRT:
LE DIRECTEUR DU CENTRE AFRICAIN DE RECHERCHE SUR LE TERRORISME: L’Algérie a montré la voie depuis 1990…read
Africa spy chiefs fight terrorism…read
Journée de l’Afrique: hommage au rôle de l’Algérie dans la consolidation de la paix et la sécurité en Afrique…read
Nigeria : Manifestation pour la libération des lycéennes…read
Les succès remportés contre le terrorisme ne doivent pas “nous leurrer” (CAERT)…read
«Kidnappings contre paiement de rançons: un atelier régional pour réactiver le “Mémorandum d’Alger”n»…read
AU mission assessing Namibia’s readiness to fight terrorism…read
Namibia: Terrorism Under the Spotlight in Windhoek…read
ACSRT evaluation Mission in Ghana …read
A talk with AU Counter-Terrorism Special Envoy…read
Featured Videos about ACSRT:

Washington Forum sur la menace Terroriste en Afrique …watch
« Africa is vulnerable to terrorism, says African Union official»…listen
Namibian Broadcasting Corporation …watch
“On 11 January 2012, Africa 24 invited H.E. Ambassador Madeira to talk about LRA .”

…watch