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Terror in Nigeria
Terror in Nigeria
Boko Haram and the Great Famine

Boko Haram hasn’t just kidnapped schoolgirls and rattled the fragile structure of the Nigerian stateā€”it’s also brought about a humanitarian disaster that will affect millions.

Terror in Nigeria
Boko Haram Uses Child Bomber

Boko Haram militants hoisted a bomb on a ten-year-old girl in one of the terror group’s most heinous attacks yet.

Terror in Nigeria
Boko Standard Raised in Cameroon

Boko Haram’s new excursions into Cameroon exploit West Africa’s inability to cooperate across international boundaries in response to the Islamist threat.

Terror in Nigeria
Nobody Can Stop Boko Haram

Boko Haram is “hitting its stride” and sending hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing before it. The government is too corrupt and inefficient to do anything about it.

Terror in Nigeria
Boko Haram Raises Flag Over Nigerian Town

In northeast Nigeria, Boko Haram is conquering territory, most recently the strategically significant town of Damboa. The group has killed more than 2,000 people since the year began, and sadly, that grim figure is likely to increase.

Terror in Nigeria
Nigeria's Problems Don't End with the Kidnapped Girls

A gruesome attack on the Nigerian city of Jos has killed over a hundred people. As social media activists continue to protest the kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls, they’d do well to keep the extent of Nigeria’s problems in mind.

Terror in Nigeria
Terrorist Attack Leaves Over 300 Dead in Nigeria

Gunmen opened fire on a crowded marketplace in a small Nigerian village, in an attack that left over 300 people dead. Boko Haram is likely to be behind the massacre.

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Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

TPP Post Trump

Picking up the pieces of TPP may be more difficult than many in Asia imagine, leaving China with an attractive opening.

Atrocity in England

Twenty-two people were killed in a bombing at a children’s concert, the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings.

Seeing a Pattern...

To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.

Crude Economics

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

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