African terrorism Summarys

African terrorism Summarys - I think that Africa has a big...

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1Charles Littles 110-43 9/14/06 African Terrorism After the attempted bombing terrorist attacks on July 21, 2005 in London failed, people started to wonder about the connection between Africa and terrorism. People started to think about this because several of the suspects that were arrested in connection with the bombing originated from the eastern part of Africa. On July 21. 2005 four bombs were found in one of the train stations of London, Britain. However the bombs did not explode, unlike the terrorist attack that happened two weeks earlier in London. The concern is that Africa is being used as a training facility for terrorists, especially since the Taliban were kicked out of Afghanistan and Africa is close the middle east and Europe.
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Unformatted text preview: I think that Africa has a big role in the terrorism that is taking place, a large percent of the population in Africa is Muslim. Al-Qaeda is trying to recruit terrorists in anyway that they can, this includes searching in regions where there are Muslims that are struggling to get by. The reason for this is that they are the easiest to convert to terrorism, for the simple fact that they have nothing to hope for. The article said that there are some states in Africa that have little government influence and this is where the terrorists are hiding. I feel that the government should go into those states and input a stronger government....
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