Jacob Zenn


Jacob Zenn is a senior fellow at the Jamestown Foundation focusing on Nigeria and Central Asia. He is also an adjunct assistant professor on African armed movements and violent nonstate actors in world politics for Georgetown University’s Security Studies Program and the editor of Terrorism Monitor.

Articles by Jacob Zenn
Bladed weapons seized from an Islamic State-affiliated cell are seen during a press conference by the director of Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation in Sale, near Rabat, on Sept. 11, 2020.
Bladed weapons seized from an Islamic State-affiliated cell are seen during a press conference by the director of Morocco’s Central Bureau of Judicial Investigation in Sale, near Rabat, on Sept. 11, 2020.
Prisoners charged with belonging to the al Qaeda-affiliated MUJAO armed group are taken out of a jail at the gendarmerie in the northern Malian city of Gao while they wait to be transferred on a military flight to Bamako on Feb. 26, 2013.
Prisoners charged with belonging to the al Qaeda-affiliated MUJAO armed group are taken out of a jail at the gendarmerie in the northern Malian city of Gao while they wait to be transferred on a military flight to Bamako on Feb. 26, 2013.
Soldiers of the Chadian army guard on January 21, 2015, at the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, some 40 km from Maltam, as part of a military contingent against the armed Islamist group Boko Haram. Chad, seen as having the most capable military in the region, sent on January 17-18, 2015 a convoy of troops and 400 military vehicles into neighbouring Cameroon to battle Boko Haram. AFP PHOTO / ALI KAYA        (Photo credit should read ALI KAYA/AFP/Getty Images)
Soldiers of the Chadian army guard on January 21, 2015, at the border between Nigeria and Cameroon, some 40 km from Maltam, as part of a military contingent against the armed Islamist group Boko Haram. Chad, seen as having the most capable military in the region, sent on January 17-18, 2015 a convoy of troops and 400 military vehicles into neighbouring Cameroon to battle Boko Haram. AFP PHOTO / ALI KAYA (Photo credit should read ALI KAYA/AFP/Getty Images)
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