Al-Shabaab

Somali identity and support for al Shabaab in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.

Year: 2012

TSAS WP16-10: Research into How Resources are Acquired, Moved and Used to Support Acts of Terrorism

Publisher: TSAS
Year: 2016
Description:

The study was directed to answer six questions on terrorist resourcing in Canada through a comparative analysis that identified: resourcing activities; actors involved; interconnections of activities; importance of different forms; – …

Narratives and Counternarratives: Somali-Canadians on Recruitment as Foreign Fighters to Al-Shabaab

Author(s): Joosse– Paul
Year: 2015

Networks as Strategic Repertoires: Functional differentiation among Al-Shabaab terror cells

Publisher: Routledge
Year: 1977

Halting al Qaeda’s African Rebound: Why Supporting the Arab Spring and Exploiting bin Laden’s Death will keep Canadians Safer

Author(s): Wilner-- Alex
Year: 2011
Description:

Little doubt exists that al Qaeda currently faces two unprecedented challenges: the “Arab Spring” sweeping the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and the death of Osama bin Laden in – …

Terrorist Networks as Strategic Repertoires: Functional Differentiation among Al-Shabaab Terror Cells

Year: 2013
Description:

This article explains variation across the characteristics and structure of Al-Shabaab (AS) networks as a function of strategic repertoires. (Source: Publication).

Opportunity Costs or Costly Opportunities? The Arab Spring, Osama Bin Laden, and Al-Qaeda’s African Affiliates

Author(s): Wilner-- Alex
Year: 2011
Description:

There is little doubt that Al-Qaeda faces twin challenges in the “Arab Spring” sweeping North Africa and the Middle East (MENA) and in the death of Osama bin Laden in – …

Community and Family Approaches to Combating the Radicalization and Recruitment of Somali-American Youth and Young Adults: A Psychosocial Perspective

Year: 2009
Description:

Between late 2007 and autumn 2008, an estimated 18 or more Somali-American adolescent boys and young men living in the Minneapolis area secretly left their homes and flew to Somalia – …

Terror in the Peaceable Kingdom: Understanding and Addressing Violent Extremism in Canada

Publisher: FDD Press
Geography: Canada, North America
Year: 2012
Description:

This volume examines the problem set of terrorism in Canada. It traces the history of this phenomenon, examines specific issues and identifies the tools that Canada can employ to address – …