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Author Rabasa, Angel, author

Title Radical Islam in East Africa / Angel Rabasa
Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND Corp., [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 91 pages)
Contents Al-Qaeda in East Africa -- Characteristics of East African environment conducive to a jihadist presence -- The ethno-religious landscape in East Africa -- The growth of radical Islam -- Countering terrorism in East Africa
Summary American geopolitical interests and the potential threats to those interests are both on the rise in East Africa. The author places the spread of militant Islamism and the development of radical Islamist networks in East Africa in the broader context of the social, economic, and political factors that have shaped the region?s security environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 79-91)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Qaida (Organization)
Islam and politics -- Africa, East.
Terrorism -- Government policy -- United States.
Terrorism -- Africa, East.
Africa, East -- Ethnic relations.
Africa, East -- Politics and government -- 21st century.
Africa, East -- Relations -- United States.
Africa, East -- Religious life and customs.
United States -- Relations -- Africa, East.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008054402
ISBN 0833046799 (electronic bk.)
9780833046796 (electronic bk.)