Nigeria

Can Nigeria’s New President Defeat Boko Haram?

In his fourth bid for the presidency and second time running against Goodluck Johnathan, Muhammadu Buhari finally triumphed at the polls on March 28. As he prepares to take office on May 29 in what will be Nigeria’s first peaceful transition of power...

December 29, 2014 CEP Staff

Boko Haram: National or Transnational Aspirations?

Boko Haram rose to international prominence in April 2014 following its abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls in the Nigerian town of Chibok. The radical Islamist sect had previously gained notoriety through countless acts of violence, including...

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Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.

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On June 24, 2017, Tehrik-i Taliban Pakistan (TTP) launched back-to-back explosions at a market in Kurram Agency of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in northwest Pakistan. The attack killed 67 people who were shopping in preparation for a religious holiday and wounded 200 others. 

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