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Making History: Franco German Brigade to be deployed in Mali, West Africa.

Making History: Franco German Brigade to be deployed in Mali, West Africa.

  Due to Al Qaeda activities in Northern Mali, France and Germany have said they will send a joint military Franco-German brigade to this country, in its first deployment to…

Terrorist threats and six hotspots to watch in Africa.

Terrorist threats and six hotspots to watch in Africa.

Terrorist threats in Africa have diversified and become more severe in recent years. According to FORBES , here is a risk forecast of six hotspots to watch in the months…

European and U.S. boots in the Horn of Africa: Djibouti becoming region´s garrison town.

European and U.S. boots in the Horn of Africa: Djibouti becoming region´s garrison town.

Washington has been building up a large military base in Djibouti and training regional armies to fight al-Shabab in Somalia. Once a French Colony and base of the Foreign Legion,…

Al Qaeda has plans for Tunisia and Libya.

Al Qaeda has plans for Tunisia and Libya.

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has big plans for Tunisia and Libya, and the terror organisation intends to use Ansar al-Sharia to achieve its goal. AQIM’s Algerian chief Abdelmalek Droukdel…

ISIL´s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with more field power than al-Zawahiri, within Al Qaeda.

ISIL´s Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with more field power than al-Zawahiri, within Al Qaeda.

Al-Qaeda has made a comeback that few at the time foresaw. On at least one important metric, it has never been stronger. Two groups linked to al-Qaeda, Islamic State of…