Is the Islamic State a Viable Threat to South Africa?

Bottom Line Up Front: South Africa has been a widely recognized safe haven and logistical base for terrorists for more than 20 years. During this period, some South Africans have been suspected and accused of having links to international terrorist organisations. It’s been assumed the South African government’s initial strategy of dealing with terrorism, particularly…

Busting Myths on Global Jihadism in Nigeria

Editors Note: In the upcoming months, TAJ will be featuring contributions from analysts and scholars in the field of (counter-)terrorism research who I’ve come to learn from and highly respect. This presents a fantastic opportunity to diversify levels of engagement and participation as well as introduce unique perspectives and analyses by some of the top…