Islamic State (ISIS) Trajectory in Africa

Map showing people killed in Jihadist attacks on African ContinentSource: Economist (November 2015) ISIS presence and expansion in Africa is present at two distinct layers:The first layer is a tangible presence in the form of organised groups, recruitment cells and activities and Wilayahs (North/West Africa);The second layers is a cyber presence where the ISIS voice is present, seeking support and sympathy (Central/Southern Africa).The threat of ISIS to Africa is not one in which Africa has been identified as a priority area of presence nor attacks. Africa is part and parcel of ISIS's goal in attaining a caliphate that rejects any notion of current nation state geographical realities - separate African states has no place in this ultimate objective. ISIS threat to Africa is not one in which the continent has been identified as a priority area of presence nor attacks. Africa is part of ISIS's goal in attaining a caliphate that rejects any…

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