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Africa Desert Breeds Islamists, from Al Shabab to Boko Haram

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

The combination of ready access to weapons flowing from Arab Spring states in North Africa, and the fact that the Sahel zone is outside the reach of most of the region's military and policing capability, have allowed for the formation of a "petri-dish" for the breeding of Islamists. The lawlessness of the Sahel has allowed the groups operating from to zone to conduct operations against Christian and Western targets with near impunity. The effort of the Séléka in CAR is just one example, where the Islamists are attempting to form a Sharia state despite the population being composed mostly of Christians.

Who Attacked Churches in Senegal?

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

“It is worrisome that no one, not even the government, has a clue who the attackers were although the attacks raise many questions. Does that mean a section of the Sufi Muslims have become extremist? If so, is a foreign group  behind it or some insiders are promoting radical Islam? Who is their leader? What is the strength of this new grouping and what are their plans?"

Senegal President Wade Apologizes for Christ Comments

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

The President of Senegal apologizes after Christians protested against his comment about Christ.

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