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The evolving threat of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Author: Andre Le Sage; National Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies.; Institute for National Strategy (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, 2011.
Series: Strategic forum, 268.
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"Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) poses the greatest immediate threat of transnational terrorism in northwest Africa and is escalating its attacks against regional and Western interests. The U.S.-led Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership has focused on building local and regional capacities to combat AQIM, but these efforts have proved insufficient to prevent further attacks, let alone defeat the group.  Read more...
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Le Sage, Andre.
Evolving threat of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Washington, D.C. : Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University, 2011
(OCoLC)755082021
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andre Le Sage; National Defense University. Institute for National Strategic Studies.; Institute for National Strategy (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 807183714
Notes: "July 2011."
Description: 1 online resource (16 pages) : 1 color map.
Series Title: Strategic forum, 268.
Responsibility: by Andre Le Sage.

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"Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) poses the greatest immediate threat of transnational terrorism in northwest Africa and is escalating its attacks against regional and Western interests. The U.S.-led Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership has focused on building local and regional capacities to combat AQIM, but these efforts have proved insufficient to prevent further attacks, let alone defeat the group. While Algerian counterinsurgency operations in the northeast of that country have degraded the group's capabilities in the Maghreb, AQIM activity in the Sahel--including Mali, Mauritania and Niger--has increased dramatically since 2007. Extremist AQIM leaders threatening attacks in Europe, emerging ties with militants in Nigeria and other parts of Africa, the potential for AQIM to benefit from unrest in North Africa, and AQIM's growing connections to West Africa's drug trade are all factors that may force a more robust U.S. response"--Publisher's description.

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