Posts Tagged: boko haram
According to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri's interpretation of Sunni Islamic law, Muslims who support a tyrannical regime or an occupying force are fair game for al Qaeda.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
Concerned about terrorism as well as influence from Washington's economic rivals, the Obama administration is renewing its efforts to support the Somali central government.
Beset by infighting among militias and rampant arms trafficking, Libya in 2014 is a cautionary tale about the long-term consequences of military intervention.
What do you expect from a group that doesn’t believe in ― never mind evolution ― evaporation?
Hyping threats from Russia, China, and the rest of the world, the U.S. War Party is gearing up to reassert American power.
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women's education. The Nigerian government's failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.
A deeper look at what the Westgate attack tells us about al-Shabaab--and how to respond.
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.