Andrew Black

Andrew Black is an analyst specializing in terrorism and political violence in Africa.

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    Recasting Jihad in the Maghreb

    It has been a little over one year since Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the official merger between al-Qaeda and the Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC), and since that time

    AQIM Employs Martyrdom Operations in Algeria

    On September 8, Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) issued a statement via its official website affirming that it was responsible for the suicide attacks against a Coast Guard barracks

    Somalia’s Mujahideen Youth Movement

    In the ever changing dynamic of contemporary Somalia, the recently established Mujahideen Youth Movement (MYM) has emerged as the most potent militant group. Although there is little substantive information available

    The Reconstituted Al-Qaeda Threat in the Maghreb

    In the first week of January 2007, the Moroccan government announced the dismantling of an alleged 62-person terrorist cell (Gulf Times, January 5). According to statements made by the government,