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Africa Subsaharan
Anatomy of Boko Harum
Nice graphic at World Policy Journal along with a brief description of who they are, in case you're new to Nigerian and African terrorism.
Posted by:Steve White

#5  But preferable.
Posted by: Pappy   2012-12-23 20:23  

#4  That's gross.
Posted by: Shipman   2012-12-23 17:54  

#3  Prefer to see the autopsy.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles   2012-12-23 17:13  

#2  Western governments could be instrumental in pressuring on the Nigerian government to stop extrajudicial killings and bar corrupt officials within its ranks, but the lack of a political will makes serious efforts unlikely.

Given the attitudes towards the West, it is not likely such efforts would make much difference.
Posted by: JohnQC   2012-12-23 10:22  

#1  from the article, "For Boko Haram is not the Nigerian Taliban, as another early media nickname deemed it..."

Actually it is. Both are Islam with the western gloss removed.
Posted by: lord garth   2012-12-23 10:04