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OP-ED: Why the Surge of Concern for Liberia’s Ability to Fight Islamic Terrorism is Misplaced

In March, the Ivorian coastal resort town of Grand Bassam was targeted by Islamic militants linked to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. This event seems to be the primary calculus behind the new alarm. Thomas-Greenfield’s view was shared by the UN Panel of Experts on Liberia, whose final report stated that “terrorist attacks in Côte d’Ivoire heighten security concerns in Liberia.”