August 9, 2018Nigeria
The book likely represents the public views of one of Yusuf’s sons and the current ISWAP leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, who became very close to Abubakar Shekau after the former’s father was killed in 2009.
May 3, 2011Middle East and North Africa
Here is a very brief video from the CFR web site, addressing how Bin Laden’s death affects al-Qaeda. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiRLLERBXCo
November 6, 2017Niger
An attack on Green Berets in southwest Niger has reignited a debate over U.S. policy in the region that stretches back decades.