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Algeria's military junta has announced the arrest of an ISIS cell reportedly planning to attack Algiers. But North African branches of ISIS will be harder to tackle in the long run.

Neil Thompson July 27, 2017
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With ISIS on the brink of defeat in Iraq and further operations against it amplifying in Syria, what will be the long term consequences of the US-Kurdish relationship in the region?

Chris Solomon July 24, 2017

Boko Haram is far from the only challenge facing the shrinking Lake Chad basin, with water stress, unemployment and demographic pressure playing a big part in the region’s woes. Yet, until insurgents reared their head, meaningful cooperation was virtually nonexistent.

Darlí Magioni July 20, 2017