ISIS sets up Shop in Africa

SDF firing on an the ISIS camp, 4 March 2019

While ISIS might not have the clout it used to have,  this doesn’t mean that it has gone away. Its most recent affiliate has popped up in the Southern African country of Mozambique. Their presence has to do with a potent mix of ideology, religion, lack of governance, corruption,  poverty, history and a fight over natural resources.

On the New Blue Review we chatted to military historian Major David Katz about the background of their development, steps being take to fight them and what the implications are for neighbouring countries like South Africa.

You can listen to the conversation on 101.9 ChaiFM below:

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About the Author
Benji Shulman is from Johannesburg, South Africa, he has a masters degree in Geography and has worked in a range of fields in the Jewish community including education, advocacy, environment and outreach. He loves radio and has a hosted numerous shows on 101.9 ChaiFm in the last decade.
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