Political Risk

Corruption in Military Defense Spending Could Be Behind Rise in Africa Terror Attacks

“From Somalia in the east to the Western Sahel, Africa’s hotspots started getting hotter over the past week with a series of terror attacks that have raised fears of a new wave of extremist violence. Terrorism analysts have posited that al-Qaeda is vying for attention and territory with upstart ISIS in a region rife with instability. But as much as terrorist groups thrive on government weakness, military corruption also plays an important role, according to a new report on corruption in military defense spending in Africa.”

Source: Corruption in Military Defense Spending Could Be Behind Rise in Africa Terror Attacks | TIME

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