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Boko Haram as a political means

A terrorist group has kidnapped over two hundred schoolgirls and threatened to sell them off as slaves or under-aged wives. It’s sensational. It captures headlines and stirs the emotions of outside observers, prompting calls for Western governments to “do something”. … Continue reading

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New Front in Nigeria

“If the Nigerian government isn’t up to the job, expect the United States to take a greater interest in counterterrorism operations there.”   “If Nigeria can’t get control of this brewing sectarian war, however, the United States might opt for … Continue reading

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