Africa: The new terrorism breeding ground

Digamber Eslampure | guest writer The recent terrorist attacks in Mali and Algeria are not once-in-a-blue-moon events in Northern and sub-Saharan Africa. In fact, they are the tipping point of terrorism in Africa. Terrorism in the continent is growing rapidly. The international community is not giving proper heed to these incidents. The attacks on the gas plant in Algeria, the execution of some of the hostages, and the capture of the town Konna, indicate a growing menace of terrorism in Africa. Interestingly, the government of Mali failed to handle the situation. Then, they got support from the French government. The French military intervention, along with other African nations’ support, allowed the Malian government to recapture…