n African Security Review - On the danger of further attacks in sub-Saharan Africa : terrorism and Africa : commentary
|Article Title||On the danger of further attacks in sub-Saharan Africa : terrorism and Africa : commentary|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2003|
|Pages||107 - 110|
Extracted from text ... Introduction The attacks in Mombasa of November 2002 drew attention to a region of the world that had been considered a minor stage in the fight against terrorism following September 11, namely sub-Saharan Africa. The alliance against terrorism previously limited its efforts in this area to preventing al-Qaeda fighters from finding refuge in the Horn of Africa. What seemed to have been forgotten was that the first monstrous attacks by al- Qaeda took place in East Africa. In 1998, the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam were bombed, killing 291 and 10 people respectively. The recent actions ..
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