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The Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb: Expansion in the Sahel and Challenges from Within Jihadist Circles download ebook

by Camille Tawil

The Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb: Expansion in the Sahel and Challenges from Within Jihadist Circles download ebook
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0967500982
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Camille Tawil
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This report evaluates the strengths and weaknesses demonstrated by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during 2009 compared to the previous few years

This report evaluates the strengths and weaknesses demonstrated by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during 2009 compared to the previous few years. Based on these analyses.

This report evaluates the strengths and weaknesses demonstrated by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during 2009 compared to the previous few years. Based on these analyses, the report forecasts the group's actions in the near future.

Expansion in the Sahel and Challenges from Within Jihadist Circles. This report evaluates the strengths and weaknesses demonstrated by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during 2009 compared to the previous few years

Expansion in the Sahel and Challenges from Within Jihadist Circles. By Camille Tawil December 27, 2011. This report evaluates the strengths and weaknesses demonstrated by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during 2009 compared to the previous few years. Based on these analyses, the report forecasts the group’s actions in the near future. The Jamestown Foundation, December 27, 2011. Paperback ISBN: 9780967500980.

During the last decade, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) managed to survive despite suffering four major fragmentations

During the last decade, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) managed to survive despite suffering four major fragmentations. Despite the fact that Al- Qaeda in the Land of Islamic Maghreb (AQLIM) continued with the Salafist Group of Combat and Preaching (GSPC) target selection in predominately focusing its attacks on the state and its representatives, this attack also mirror an important change: the targeting of police recruits (as well as civilians), that takes one back to the devastating attacks against. police recruits in Iraq.

The flow of militants from the Sahara and Sahel to Syria and Iraq, where .

The flow of militants from the Sahara and Sahel to Syria and Iraq, where thousands of Moroccan and Tunisian citizens have joined terrorist groups, is raising concerns about battle-hardened fighters returning to these relatively stable countries. What are AQIM’s origins? More From Our Experts. Analysts say AQIM’s ideology blends global Salafi-jihadist dogma with regionally resonant elements, including references to the early Islamic conquest of the Maghreb and the Iberian Peninsula.

Islamic Group (GIA) in 1998 during the civil violence in Algeria. Internal differences within AQLIM have spawned multiple jihadist groups throughout the region. In 2000, GSPC publicly announced it was opposed to GIA’s violence against civilians, claiming it harmed the general population,, which gained the group some local popularity. This lasted until early 2001, when GSPC returned to indiscriminate violence. Over time, the group shifted focus from. toppling Algeria's secular government to global jihad, officially aligning with al-Qa’ida in 2006 and renaming itself al-Qa’ida in the Lands of the Islamic Maghreb in early 2007.

Infobox War Faction name al Qaeda Organisation in the Islamic Maghreb war Islamic insurgency in Algeria (2002 present) caption AQIM militants in 2007. Infobox War Faction name al-Qaeda Organisation in the Islamic Maghreb war Islamic insurgency in Algeria (2002-present). caption AQIM militants in 2007.

Al-Qaeda’s North African branch, AQIM, operates in Algeria, Mali, Niger, Libya, Mauritania, and Tunisia. The group has executed numerous violent attacks in North and West Africa. The group is also known for its extensive history of kidnapping and extortion. Type of Organization: Insurgent, non-state actor, religious, terrorist, transnational, violent. Ideologies and Affiliations: Al-Qaeda affiliated group, Islamist, jihadist, Qutbist, Salafist, Sunni, takfiri. Place of Origin: Algeria.

This report evaluates the strengths and weaknesses demonstrated by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb during 2009 compared to the previous few years. It also takes into account the activities of the organization in some of the Saharan countries known as the Sahel region. Based on these analyses, the report forecasts the group's actions in the near future.