Mozambique's Apparent Insurgency Poses Multiple Threats

Though the violence in Cabo Delgado, which has killed at least 90 people, first began getting serious attention more than a year ago, details about what's driving it remain elusive. It has been attributed to Islamic fundamentalists - but Mozambique has in recent years been spared the type of insurgency that has afflicted Somalia and multiple countries in the Sahel, and no convincing theory has emerged to explain why that might change now.

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