May 7–11, 2018
Stellenbosch, South Africa
Syllabus: English | Português
Bios: English | Português
Session 1: Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Africa
- Ali, Abdisaid M. “Islamist Extremism in East Africa.” Africa Center for Strategic Studies, 2016. In English and Portuguese.
- Asongu, Simplice A. and Nwachuku, Jacinta C. Nwachukwu. “The Impact of Terrorism on Governance in African Countries.” World Development, Vol. 99, pp. 253-270, 2017.
- Bowie, Neil G. and Schmid, Alex P. “Chapter 5: Databases on Terrorism” in Alex P. Schmid, ed. The Routledge Handbook of Terrorism Research. 2011.
- Cilliers, Jakkie. “Violent Islamist Extremism and Terror in Africa.” Institute for Security Studies Paper 286 (2015).
- Dowd, Caitriona and Drury, Adam. “Marginalisation, Insurgency and Civilian Insecurity: Boko Haram and the Lord’s Resistance Army.” Peacebuilding. 2017.
- Faber, Pamela. “Sources of Resilience in the Lord’s Resistance Army.” CNA. 2017.
- Fahey, Daniel and Titeca, Kristof. “The Many Faces of a Rebel Group: The Allied Democratic Forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo,” International Affairs. Vol. 92, Issue 5, September 2016.
- Warner, Jason. “Sub-Saharan Africa’s Three ‘New’ Islamic State Affiliates.” Combating Terrorism Center Sentinel 10.1 (2017): 28-32.
Session 2: Strategies against Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Africa
- Brig. Gen. (ret.) Saleh Bala (Slide)
- Alusa, Doreen; Mkutu, Kennedy; Mogire, Edward. “Chapter 4: Policing Terrorism in Kenya: The Security-Community Interface.” in Kennedy Agada Mkutu, ed. Security Governance in East Africa: Pictures of Policing from the Ground. New York: Lexington Books, 2018.
- Cronin, Audrey Kurth. “The ‘War on Terrorism’: What Does It Mean to Win?” Journal of Strategic Studies 37.2 (2013): 174-97.
- Gaibulloev, Khusrav and Sandler, Todd. “The Adverse Effect of Transnational and Domestic Terrorism on Growth in Africa.” Journal of Peace Research. 48(3) 255 – 371.
- Hussein Solomon. “The Particular Role of Religion in Islamic State.” South African Journal of International Affairs. 2017.
- Okenyodo, Oluwakemi. “Governance, Accountability, and Security in Nigeria.” 2016. In English and Portuguese.
- Parker, Tom. “It’s a Trap: Provoking an Overreaction is Terrorism 101.” The RUSI Journal 160, no. 3 (2015): 38-46.
- Schmid, Alex P. “Radicalisation, De-Radicalisation, Counter-Radicalisation: A Conceptual Discussion and Literature Review” International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague. ICCT Research Paper. March 2013.
- Solomon, Hussein. “The African Union and Counter-Terrorism.” 2018.
Session 3: Legislation against Terrorism and Violent Extremism
- Major General (retired) Phillip Jacobs (Slides: English | Português)
- Dr. Hussein Solomon (Slides: English | Português)
- “International Instruments related to the Prevention and Suppression of International Terrorism.”
- “OAU Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism.”
- “Protocol to OAU Convention on the Prevention and Combating of Terrorism.”
- The African Model Anti-Terrorism Law. Available in English and Portuguese.
Session 4: Anti-Money Laundering/Combatting the Financing of Terrorism
- Confalone, Liz and Lowe, Heather. “Accelerating the IFF Agenda for African Countries.” (2017). In English and Portuguese.
- Freeman, Michael, ed. Financing Terrorism: Case Studies. Routledge, 2016.
- Martin, Michaela and Solomon, Hussein. “Islamic State: Understanding the Nature of the Beast and Its Funding.” Contemporary Review of the Middle East. 4(1) 1–32.
- UN Economic Commission for Africa, High Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa. “Illicit Financial Flows: Why Africa Needs to ‘Track it, Stop It and Get It’.”
- Van der Does de Willebois, Emile. “Nonprofit Organizations and the Combatting of Terrorism Financing: A Proportionate Responses.” World Bank Working Paper 2010.
Session 5: Border Management in P/CVE and CT Strategies
- “Good Practices in the Area of Border Security and Management in the Context of Counterterrorism and Stemming the Flow of “Foreign Terrorist Fighters.” GCTF. 2016.
- “Tunisia’s Borders: Jihadism and Contraband.” International Crisis Group. 2013.
Session 6: Peace Support Operations in Contexts of Terrorism and Violent Extremism
- Hampton, Daniel. “Creating Sustainable Peacekeeping Capability in Africa.” 2014. Available in English and Portuguese.
- John Karlsrud. “The UN at War: Examining the Consequences of Peace-Enforcement Mandates for the UN Peacekeeping Operations in the CAR, the DRC, and Mali. Third World Quarterly. 2015.
- Williams, Paul D.“Peace Operations in Africa: Lessons Learned Since 2000.” 2013. Available in English and Portuguese.
Case Studies: (Sub)Regional Perspectives on National P/CVE and CT Strategies
Case Studies: International Perspectives on National P/CVE and CT Strategies