How Jihadi Groups in Africa Will Exploit COVID-19

Extremist groups in Africa are taking advantage of the on the crisis to unleash violence and recruit members.

Why it matters

Extremist groups in Africa are taking advantage of the on the crisis to unleash violence and recruit members. Governments, development workers, and aid agencies need to be made aware of this threat and take steps to deny these brutal militias more room to operate.

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Council on Foreign Relations, March 2020