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Jasmine Opperman – Why is Mozambique becoming a terrorist hotspot

Borealis talks to Jasmine Opperman about a dangerous Islamist terrorism campaign that is taking place in northern Mozambique.

Can you find Mozambique on a map? Does this southeastern African nation come up often in your news feeds?  What if you were to learn that a very dangerous Islamist terrorism campaign is taking place in northern Mozambique?  Borealis talks to Jasmine Opperman, who knows a lot about what is happening there.

About my guest Jasmine Opperman

Jasmine Opperman is Researcher at the The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). Jasmine’s areas of expertise include methodological risk analysis and the management of intelligence processes (operations, counter intelligence, covert activities and analysis). Jasmine is qualified as a risk analyst and holds a Master’s Degree in History at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa). Her aptitude emanates from 19 years employment in formal intelligence structures, at which time she attained the position of Provincial Head Eastern Cape Province.

By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. and Programme Director for the Security, Economics and Technology (SET) hub at the University of Ottawa’s Professional Development Institute (PDI). Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of five books on terrorism.

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