Jasmine Opperman – Why is Mozambique becoming a terrorist hotspot

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.

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