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AQIM Steps Up Attacks; Islamists Looking to Africa?

Friday, July 10, 2009

The New York Times reports that al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb "has carried out a string of killings, bombings and other lethal attacks against Westerners and African security forces in recent weeks that have raised fears that the terrorist group may be taking a deadlier turn."

For some great background on AQIM, see Joseph Kirschke's October 2008 feature article for WPR, "AQIM: The North African Franchise." To read it in full online, or as part of the January-February 2009 issue of our digital journal (which can also be downloaded as a .pdf file) you can sign up for a free four-month trial of our subscription service. Alternatively, you can buy the .pdf of the article directly from the Scribd store (we'll soon be posting more documents there for purchase). ...

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