ISSP: Al-Shabaab as a Transnational Security Threat
April 6, 2017 Serah Oluoch

Harakaat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujaahidiiin, Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in the HoA, has long been perceived as a Somali organisation – albeit one that…
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The Reinvention of Al-Shabaab : A Strategy of choice or Necessity
April 6, 2017 Matt Bryden

The 2013 attack on Nairobi’s Westgate Shopping Center,  has positioned the Somali extremist group, Al-Shabaab, firmly in the global spotlight.…
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Violent Extremism and Clan Dynamics in Kenya
February 27, 2017 Sahan

This report focuses on the relationships between resilience and risk to clan violence and to violent extremism in northeast Kenya.…
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Community Resilience to Violent extremism
February 27, 2017 Sahan

The report focuses on six urban neighborhoods in Kenya, and explores how key resilience factors have prevented or countered violent…
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IED Investigation Report – The Use of Weaponised UAVs by ISIS
December 29, 2016 Sahan

In October 2016, the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) invited Sahan Research to conduct an investigation in the Mosul Dam…
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Zuwayya convoy
Human Trafficking and Smuggling on the HoA-CM Route
February 21, 2016 Sahan

As Europe struggles to manage its largest migrant crisis in more than half a century, attention has focused largely upon…
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Somalia’s Troubled Transition: Vision 2016 Revisited
May 21, 2015 Sahan

Somalia is politically in far better shape than when President Hassan Sheikh took office in 2012, but much of that…
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The Decline and Fall of Al-Shabaab? Think Again
April 21, 2015 Matt Bryden

In the early hours of 2 April 2015, Al-Shabaab militants raided the Garissa campus of Moi University College in northeastern…
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Somalia Redux? Assessing the new Somali Federal Government
August 21, 2013 Matt Bryden

Somalia marked a milestone in September 2012 with the establishment of a new federal government that has since won the…
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