The Iran-Hizbullah Strategic and Terrorist Threat to Africa

(Institute for Counter-Terrorism-IDC Herzliya) Ely Karmon - Iranian and Hizbullah presence and activity in Africa, as in Latin America, goes beyond the legitimate political, economic, social and cultural levels and creeps into the dangerous area of terrorism and subversion, threatening not only outside actors and interests but the very stability of the host countries. The diplomatic and political crisis resulting from Iran's involvement in the clandestine and illegal shipment of weapons to three West African states, Nigeria, Senegal and Gambia, are a clear example of this potential threat.

2012-10-10 00:00:00

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