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Violent clash in sub-Saharan Africa has been accountable for the direct and oblique deaths of thousands of civilians and has contributed considerably to the low degrees of human defense within the quarter. The international locations of sub-Saharan Africa which were embroiled in violent clash are characterized by way of abject poverty, insufficient provider provision, political instability, retarded monetary development and other Read more...

summary: Violent clash in sub-Saharan Africa has been answerable for the direct and oblique deaths of thousands of civilians and has contributed considerably to the low degrees of human defense within the quarter. The nations of sub-Saharan Africa which were embroiled in violent clash are characterized by means of abject poverty, insufficient provider provision, political instability, retarded monetary progress and different demanding situations to total improvement that deter the enhancement of human protection. The winning and sustainable solution of those conflicts represents a tremendous barrier to destiny prosperity within the zone. furthermore, the post-conflict reconstruction of those nations, and people round them, symbolises possibly the best problem for sub-Saharan Africa. To layout and boost profitable coverage responses and to benefit from earlier projects, it's hence essential to totally understand the idea that of clash and its context

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There is a strong presence of al-Qaeda networks in Europe70 and this type of infiltration has not plagued the United States, but there are lessons to be learned especially in light of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Countries in Europe are for the most part stable and democratic, and because of this, they gave political asylum and citizenship to many terrorists running from their own countries. These extremists set up camp and broadened their network, taking advantage of lax laws and political will, and government welfare, while blatantly claiming that they desired to overthrow the existing democratic government.

Thus, a framework was devised that draws heavily on different aspects of psychology. The four key elements are (1) personal characteristics, (2) operating environment, (3) advisory system, and (4) information environment. This framework can be used to understand behavioral patterns and to identify and exploit fissures. This is illustrated with a case study of Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of al-Qaeda. Chapter 6 focuses on the second breaking point: groups. The psychological literature on intragroup conflict explains the nature of groups and also identifies fissure points that derail the functioning of groups.

They adapt, they grow, and they try to outsmart 23 Breaking Al-Qaeda: Psychological and Operational Techniques us. At the end of 2009, tragedy struck the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) when seven officers were killed by a suicide bomber at Forward Operating Base Chapman. The bomber was given access seemingly with the belief that he was a source of information. S. and coalition forces know all too well that men that stood by them in the Afghani Army later turned against them in suicide attacks.

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