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Chad Terrorism 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Chad Terrorism 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Terrorist groups - foreign based:
al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM): aim(s): replace the Chadian Government with Sharia and, ultimately, create a regional Islamic caliphate across all of North and West Africa area(s) of operation: members transit the country smuggling weapons and contraband in the northwestern regions, primarily near the Chad-Niger border; clashes with Nigerien Military forces patrolling the border
Boko Haram: aim(s): replace the Chadian Government with an Islamic state and, ultimately, establish an Islamic caliphate across Africa; violently opposes any political or social activity associated with Western society, including voting, attending secular schools, and wearing Western dress area(s) of operation: conducts kidnappings, bombings, and assaults, including in the capital, N'Djamena; targets Military personnel and civilians; responsible for displacing thousands of people and contributing to food insecurity, especially in the country's Lake Chad Basin region, where the Chadian Government has imposed a state of emergency since 2015 because of Boko Haram's frequent attacks; conducted its first lethal attack in Chad on 13 February 2015, when operatives crossed Lake Chad by boat to attack Ngouboua, a fishing village on the shores of Lake Chad in Chad, killing approximately 10 civilians and burning two thirds of the homes in the village; Chad continued in 2017 to participate in the Joint Multinational Force's military offensives against Boko Haram


NOTE: 1) The information regarding Chad on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Chad Terrorism 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Chad Terrorism 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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