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Thousands protest in Burkina Faso over jihadist attacks

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Thousands took to the streets of Burkina Faso's capital on Saturday to call for a tougher government response to a wave of jihadist attacks...

Feature: Cabo Delgado could become Africa’s next jihadist frontier

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Fears are mounting that Mozambique’s Muslim-dominated province of Cabo Delgado could become the next frontier for prolonged jihadist rebellion on the African continent. Since...

Ivory Coast army joins Burkina Faso in anti-jihadist operation

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Soldiers from Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso conducted their first joint operation against jihadists active near their shared border, killing eight suspected militants and...

How a preacher sent gunmen into Burkina Faso schools

When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Faso’s northern borderlands almost a decade ago, his only weapon was a radio station....

Stratfor: A Hezbollah Threat in Thailand?

On Jan. 12, Thai authorities arrested a man they say was a member of the Lebanon-based Shiite militant group Hezbollah who...

Stratfor: Cutting through the lone-wolf hype

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Lone wolf. The mere mention of the phrase invokes a sense of fear and dread. It conjures up images of an unknown,...

Stratfor: Jihadists shifting away from civilian targets?

On June 22 in a Seattle warehouse, Abu Khalid Abdul-Latif pulled an unloaded M16 rifle to his shoulder, aimed it, and pulled...

Stratfor: The US and jihadist strategy in Pakistan

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On Monday, Pakistani security forces secured a key naval aviation base in Karachi after a 17-hour standoff with a team of jihadist...

Setting the record straight on grassroots Jihadism

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In the wake of the botched May 1 Times Square attack, some observers have begun to characterize Faisal Shahzad and the threat...

Jihadism and the importance of place

One of the basic tenets of STRATFOR's analytical model is that place matters. A country's physical and cultural geography will force the...

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Communicate don’t abrogate!

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The senior officer cadre of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) communications component, officially the Directorate: Corporate Communication (DCC), employed a barely plausible excuse...