Kenyan families with access to mass media are significantly more afraid of terrorism than those without access.
Tensions between the US and South Africa – this time over the terror alert – are nothing new. Their relations have always had highs and lows since South Africa became a democracy in 1994.
South Africa has long been seen as deficient in dealing with terrorism financing.
To understand the latest coup in Burkina Faso, one must appreciate the internal power struggles in the country, their links with violent extremism as well as the role of external state actors.
The rise in contemporary right-wing political extremism – and violence – can be traced back to events in the 1990s.
Terror alerts, such as the one recently issued by the US and UK embassies in Abuja, should be taken seriously by the Nigerian government as well as citizens.
The bombings sparked unprecedented political, security and aid cooperation between Australia and Indonesia. But this gradually waned as new tensions arose.
Losing a loved one in traumatic circumstances can lead to persistent grief that does not ease over time.
Al-Shabaab’s evolution over nearly two decades has been centred around three major goals.
In my research into the Bali bombings and their aftermath, I have spoken to many people who were there or lost someone in the attack.
Those who seek to cause harm are as capable of generating creative ideas as anyone else. Two psychologists and counterterrorism scholars suggest how not to overlook a new danger.
Mali’s ruling junta, which has already secured the end of France’s Barkhane operation and has largely moved closer to Moscow, is now targeting the UN mission in the country, the Minusma.
Rather than ban motorcycles, the Nigerian government must intensify its military campaigns and address socioeconomic causes of insecurity.
Incidents of terror attack on churches in Nigeria don’t happen in a vacuum. They are driven by jihadism, pastoral conflicts and related criminality.
The Taliban promised not to allow Afghanistan to be used by groups seeking to attack the US, yet terrorist groups have only become more emboldened under its rule.
Talk of the attack risks devolving into overly simplistic free speech debates.
Sexual violence against women and girls in Nigeria’s northeastern region persists because of the Nigerian government’s lax response to cases of sexual offences.
The hybrid nature of threats to South Africa’s energy infrastructure can only be solved by an integrated solution, including severe sanctions that should include fines and imprisonment.
The US strike against al-Zawahri leaves the future of al-Qaida at a crossroads as the terrorist movement looks for a new leader.
Jailbreaks in Nigeria point to the need to reform the justice system.