African Terrorism Bulletin


African Terrorism Bulletin

Publisher: Organised Crime and Money Laundering Programme of the Institute
for Security Studies, Cape Town

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) was originally established as the
Institute for Defence Policy in 1991 and has offices in Pretoria, Cape Town,
Nairobi and Addis Ababa. The ISS is a regional research institute operating
across sub-Saharan Africa. It is a non-profit trust registered in terms of
section 6(1) of the Trust Property Control Act, 1988.

The quarterly newsletter is produced by the Organised Crime and Money
Laundering Programme of the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). The aim is
to provide balanced information, analysis and critical perspectives
regarding news on terrorism and counter-terrorism strategies on the African

The information in this and future African Terrorism Bulletins will be based
on Œopen source¹ information. Commenting on developments relating to
terrorism remains a sensitive issue. The Bulletin will endeavour to steer
through the different agendas that form part of the discourse on terrorism
in a critical and balanced way.

Different sections focus on terrorism in the news, state responses and
critical perspectives. Most of the information focuses on issues around
terrorism as they relate to the African continent, yet, due to the
transnational nature of the phenomenon, issues from further afield are not

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Content freely accessible online.

Current Issue: March 2006 | Issue 005

Date: 7 February 2007

Original posting date: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
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