Tag Archives: Boko Haram

Nigeria: African Fault Line with Islamism

When the newly elected Nigerian president Muhammad Buhari was elected in 2015, he advanced a coalition called the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) of African nation states devoted to assisting Nigeria tackle Boko Haram.  With Benin, Chad, Cameroon, Niger and … Continue reading

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French War Plan: The Soft Underbelly of Africa. . .

If the French ever get serious about counterterrorism they should seek to capture or kill the Islamic leadership ravaging throughout French Africa.  Indigenous French resources aren’t readily at hand, however, the reach of Paris by proxy is advantageous. Chad began … Continue reading

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Boko Haram, Nigeria & A Flailing West

AFRICOM is Stuttgart Germany has its hands full given the challenge of managing Boko Haram with insufficient political stability throughout Nigeria, not to mention falling oil prices threatening the entire Nigerian political class.  Entire nation states, especially those with un-diversified … Continue reading

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African Taliban: The Horn Of Africa Spreads

This blog has written on the extensive web that has become al Qaeda and its affiliate in Somalia Al Shabaab. Remember the Kampala bombings in July 2010?  That was the beginning strike signature of al Qaeda reaching out from its … Continue reading

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