Terrorism In The North Of Mozambique And The Government Response – The Organization for World Peace

 Terrorism In The North Of Mozambique And The Government Response – The Organization for World Peace

Terrorism has become established as one of the most prominent threats to security and peace in world politics today. One of the most recent parts of the world to be affected is Mozambique, located in southern Africa on the east coast. In the north-eastern part of the country, conflict originated with some small attacks against police stations, largely considered to have come as a result of high unemployment and living conditions of extreme poverty. Some of the attacks committed include kidnappings, destruction of houses, and beheadings, mostly in the Cabo Delgado region.

In response to the violence, the Mozambique government has restructured its Defence Department and launched a special force of elite soldiers to combat the terrorists, citing how the terrorist threat “drives away development and investment in our country.” Mozambique shares six borders, so a terrorist threat could destabilize a significant portion southern and…

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