Tag: Al-Shabaab

ACCORD COVID-19 Conflict & Resilience Monitor

The Mozambique insurgents are not faceless

Since October 2017, an insurgency emerged in Mozambique’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado, resulting in numerous terrorist attacks, claiming nearly 3,000 lives, and displacing some 800,000 people since 2020. In addition to the current military reprisals, a more comprehensive approach should recognise both the fact that the insurgents are the “sons of Mocímboa da Praia” and that at a certain point in time, they became radicalised and turned towards violent extremism.

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Building State Resilience

Highlighting three common trends that make North African countries vulnerable to terrorism: poverty/unemployment, poor state governance, and civilian grievances.

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