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Old 03-10-2017   #241
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Default Nigeria: watching and debating its future

The War Has Just Begun: Boko Haram and the Coming Diffusion of Terror in Nigeria

Moderator adds: Copied here from SWJ Blog, not only for the subject - the article is by a Nigerian on Nigeria who lives there.

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Default A book for the background, not the reality today

Hat tip to WoTR for this book review of Alexander Thurston's 'Boko Haram: The History of an African Jihadist Movement' by a US SOF officer who has served recently in Nigeria.

Link to the book itself, ls no reviews:

The NYT reports a certain downside:

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