Terrorist Financing in West Africa
Kidal, a lawless outpost in Mali’s desert north
Multi-national troops strike back against Mali terrorists
Mokhtar Belmokhtar united his group, the al-Mulathameen Brigade, with Ahmed el Tilemsi’s Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa to form the al-Murabitoon. The new group has praised the emirs of al Qaeda and the Taliban.
Morocco takes down al-Qaeda cell
Extremists exploit Sahel unrest
Drones in Niger Reflect New US Tack on Terrorism
Niger’s Bad Dream Approaches As Islamists Set Sights On Niamey