Posts Tagged: boko haram
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
From suicide bombers in the Middle East to drone operators in the United States, youth-on-youth violence has become epidemic.
Amid a delayed election and a horrific Boko Haram insurgency, Nigerian women and girls are increasingly becoming targets — and tools — of violence.
There's no purely military solution to the insurgency raging across northeastern Nigeria.
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.