by Jacob Zenn
Researchers who view Boko Haram as a Nigerian unsurgency need to understand its history as part of pan-African Islamist networks; responses to extremism must work across national borders.
by Moses Ochonu
The surprise is it’s in formal rebellion against western education its members never received.
by Martin Goldsmith
There are moments in our history when we have to act as if we really believe that we are indeed our brothers’ and our sisters’ keeper. This is one of them.
SOURCE: The Japan Times
by John Edward Philips
Boko Haram, as many know by now, means “Western Education is forbidden” in the Hausa language of northern Nigeria and neighboring countries.
by Timothy R. Furnish
Nigeria’s position on the fault-line between Christian and Muslim civilization appears not just increasingly precarious, but dangerously unsustainable.
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