The rise of Islamism in Africa may threaten to further destabilize an already fragile continent.
The attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi underscored the dangers posed by extremist groups in Libya. But these risks extend beyond Libya, with the rise of jihadist organizations like al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Ansar Dine, and Boko Haram. America Abroad takes listeners to Mali, Nigeria, Libya and Kenya to explore Islamism in Africa.
Listen to America Abroad Media’s radio documentary, Islamism in Africa, which originally aired December 2012.