It would help African countries to have a common position on the Ukraine war. This should be based on its impact on food and energy security in the continent.
Intelligence reports offer information that can avert threats to national security or promote national interests.
Invading, attacking and killing adversaries abroad can boost the political prospects of leaders doing poorly at home.
Publisher Ernest Moret was detained under terrorism powers for taking part in protests against Emmanuel Macron’s pension reforms.
Policies that reduce poverty, inequality and socioeconomic insecurity lower the incentive to engage in or tolerate terrorism.
The public inquiry exposes key individual failings while previous findings suggested bad luck was at play. This shows that talking to officers on the ground is vital if lessons are to be learnt.
Australia already has extensive counter-terrorism laws and does not need more. However, the government could more specifically target far-right groups in its list of proscribed organisations.
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.
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.
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.
The US strike against al-Zawahri leaves the future of al-Qaida at a crossroads as the terrorist movement looks for a new leader.
The US gives money to help Indonesia and other countries fight terrorism. But research shows that this money might not be effective, unless it directly reaches former extremists.
The Nigerian government needs to understand that banditry is an act of warfare and should be treated as such.
It is often difficult to place an imminent terrorist attack in a location or time.
Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi had led the terrorist group since 2019. His death may lead to uncertainty over who will replace him but may not signal the group’s demise.
The latest coup now presents a fork in the road for West African, French, and American policymakers.
Knowing the number of people who have had their citizenship removed is crucial to holding a powerful government to account.
People may think of the metaverse as virtual, but the harm terrorists and extremists could do is very real.
Military expenditure is a relevant policy option in reducing the negative effect of terrorism on economic growth in Africa.
Nigeria’s plan of de-radicalising and integrating former Boko Haram terrorists should be fine-tuned to achieve more.