International Security & Foreign Policy

The Underestimated Insurgency: Forecasting the Salafi-Jihadi Threat in Africa

Grant Year: 2021


Emily Estelle will assess the viability of U.S. interventions to disrupt Islamist insurgencies in Africa. She will categorize, rank, and forecast emerging Islamist threats; develop case studies to identify patterns in Islamist insurgencies; and consider ways to counter such extremist movements. The project’s findings will appear in a series of reports.

American Enterprise Institute International Security & Foreign Policy

$126,800