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Beyond terror: addressing the Boko Haram challenge in Nigeria
https://www.flickr.com/photos/69583224@N05/15001673997/in/photolist-nv5U9R-nv5KgR-ndSQrr-nv7753-ndT4AT-ndSPBc-oRCXPU-oRDv2F-oRCpHt-oRDrfo-p98HcD-agzCgL-7qPiWF-oRDr7N-nqnPct-nqnEum-nGQwfu-nJDwu6-noQa2t-nkaFXc-nzBqg5-nkauyJ-nBDXSo-ehTHdY-nBE9mk-nqJoHh-nFbovW-nH2PYS-nGW9sr-nqJoWJ-nH2QmW-nqJqQV-nqJqDT-nqJKLt-nGW8ox-nFbnVh-nGW8TF-nHe2UM-nHcmhS-nqJoB5-nHckFS-nqJnsS-nH2Qfo-nH2Qem-nqJLyk-nqJp3W-nFbp8C-nqJp9C-nHcmCG-nyQDZM Kate Meagher 11 November 2014
Addressing the Boko Haram insurgency in northern Nigeria requires policymakers to look beyond Western security templates of Islamic terrorism to grasp the underlying c... more  
Djihadisme sans frontières? Boko Haram's regional and international links
BBOG3MAYNYC_DCS_0367 by Michael Fleshman with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/fleshmanpix/14112626401/in/photolist-nv5U9R-ndT4AT-ndT5UC-ndSYzx-by6MQM-9ogNcc-4FV4pn-4FV4yR-4FZdky-4FV9wk-4FZdY1-4FV3Sa-4FZfJf-4FV8g6-4FV9eM-4FV9qn-4FZfQY-4FZhgW-4FUZsz-4FZh1E-4FV2tB-4FV7ht-4FUYo6-4FZeAW-4FZ9SN-4FZ9x9-4FV7Er-4FV2pD-4FV8an-4FZcXG-4FZdtL-4FV5kV-4FV3ZM-4FV5p8-4FZg95-4FZgKj-4FV6a6-4FV1fk-4FZaPE-4FV24r-4FZagJ-4FV8Hc-4FV4S2-4FUZ9K-mWAoAK-mWAyTZ-mWAqmD-mWAKjr-mWADKR-mWAuKZ Patrick Smith 28 October 2014
Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan portrays Boko Haram as a regional al-Qa’ida operation linked with international jihadist terrorism networks, but all the indicatio... more  
Boko Haram: origins, challenges and responses
Nigeria-Unrest by Diariocritico de Venezuela with CC license from Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/diariocriticove/14237725034/in/photolist-nG94BQ-nFSyDX-npEQFJ-nDSQVc-bhMoWV-nfFTPG-6UJ16R-pHqHDz-nKYVoc-nKHJm5-pqfmju-nffoHo-6UHZJk-ghAH5p-o2Y6vM-pHJr1E-nvxjxp-agySyy-nKYMkC-6UN47S-6UN4Pd-ghADEu-nioo9W-bwUqt1-nBoxJU-p6GvQ3-nxRwYf-nM6ZVH-9VvsnF-nQYEtn-imwUq1-nh1PZa-ng23tM-f1CbyG-nh1Znu-nydxF2-nh21go-nh1TGT-dhGhm4-nHsLSU-9tciFs-9Vvsw6-9Vyidy-b52jMR-ehM2Dm-cVsK7Q-oeyWNp-aUhLhe-nvKrFX-nzqrSS John Campbell 20 October 2014
Boko Haram is unique in that it combines a sectarian, radical Islamic agenda with violence. Its stated goal is the establishment of a sharia state, but it shows little... more  
Who rules Nigeria?
Afolabi Sotunde - oil spill, Nigeria by Zeepkist on Flickr under CC license Inge Amundsen 14 November 2012
Nigeria's "oil curse" is the background to the country's military coups, civil war and very poor economic development, making its population more impoverishe... more  
Boko Haram and the prospects for a negotiated settlement
Jonathan N.C. Hill 17 October 2012
Boko Haram now poses the most serious threat to Nigeria’s stability. The Nigerian government’s military response has been uncompromising and, in part, self-defeating,... more  
Boko Haram and the resilience of militant Islam in northern Nigeria
Nigeria by Radio Nederland Wereldomroep Roland Marchal 13 July 2012
The rise of Boko Haram can be understood in different ways, and each interpretation brings different policy recommendations for Nigeria and for the international commu... more  
Violent Islamist uprising in northern Nigeria: from the "Taleban" to Boko Haram II
Nigeria by Radio Nederland Wereldomroep Morten Bøås 27 January 2012
Boko Haram has re-emerged from the ashes of the death of its original leader as an avant-garde organisation embracing the strategy of hyperviolent, spectacular and dea... more  

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