This edition: Islamic Extremism In Africa
Ambassador Edward Marks is a Distinguished Non-Resident Fellow for Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation. The CGCC aims to foster partnerships on various levels, from the U.N. and regional organizations through to communities and governments and survivors of terrorism around the world. Marks served in the U.S. Foreign Service for more than 40 years, mainly in Africa with assignments as an Ambassador to Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde and with other diplomatic postings in Kenya, Congo (Zaire), and Zambia. He also served the first chief of the Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program during his time as the U.S. Department of State Deputy Coordinator for Counter-Terrorism.