The Resource Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb : shadow of terror over the Sahel, from 2007, (ebook)

Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb : shadow of terror over the Sahel, from 2007, (ebook)

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Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb : shadow of terror over the Sahel, from 2007
Title
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
Title remainder
shadow of terror over the Sahel, from 2007
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eng
Summary
Insurgencies in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and elsewhere - the majority linked to al Qaeda - are in the news on an almost daily basis. But very little surfaces about a festering insurgency that has been on the go for six years in West Africa under the acronym of AQIM, or al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. This low-level series of guerrilla conflicts is widespread and sporadic, covering an area as vast as Europe. Nigeria has been drawn into the equation because its Boko Haram insurgent faction maintains close ties with AQIM and Islamic State. For now though, the focus is on Mali where several jihadist groups - despite formal peace agreements - remain active. Involved is the French army and air force as well as the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), the European Union Training Mission in Mali (EUTM) as well as the European Union Capacity Building Mission (EUCAP).The insurrection that fostered all this broke out early 2012 when President Frano̓is Hollande announced the beginning of Operation Serval. Five hours later the first squadrons of French Gazelle helicopter gunships began attacking Islamist columns. A day later French fighter jets based in Chad, almost 2,000 kilometers away, were making sorties against rebel ground targets in northern Mali
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Midwest
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Venter, Al J
Dewey number
966.2305
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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History of terror
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  • Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb
  • Mali
  • Insurgency
  • Terrorism
  • Mali
  • Mali
  • France
  • Africa, French-speaking West
  • France
  • France
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adult
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Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb : shadow of terror over the Sahel, from 2007, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781526728746
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12163360
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remote
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12163360
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MWT12163360
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb : shadow of terror over the Sahel, from 2007, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781526728746
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12163360
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12163360
System control number
MWT12163360
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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