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Review – Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa

Review – Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in Africa

A valuable title that dissects and analyzes the complex phenomenon that is African terrorism and explains how certain state responses have been counter-productive.

Review – Boko Haram

Review – Boko Haram

This well-informed book explains the colonial legacy that shaped Boko Haram’s historical rise, what divides North and South Nigeria and Boko Haram’s impact on Africa.

Review – Militancy and Violence in West Africa

Review – Militancy and Violence in West Africa

This tome convincingly shows how we must see violent extremism as a political and social phenomenon whose religious and regional variations are easily misunderstood.

The Responses of the Nigerian Defense and Intelligence Establishments to the Boko Haram Security Challenge

The Responses of the Nigerian Defense and Intelligence Establishments to the Boko Haram Security Challenge

Nigeria is sliding into anarchy on account of the Boko Haram insurgency as the defense and intelligence establishments seem to be losing their grip on the security challenge.

Boko Haram and the Isolation of Northern Nigeria

Boko Haram and the Isolation of Northern Nigeria

The challenges posed by Boko Haram are emblematic of an emerging security paradigm in Africa where local grievances are fused with international ideology, funding, and technology.

U.S Congress and Boko Haram

U.S Congress and Boko Haram

It is imperative that Congress maintains its careful attention to the rise of Boko Haram and takes all steps in its power to prevent an attack on American interests abroad or the US Homeland.

The Psychological Make-up of Mohammed Yusuf

The Psychological Make-up of Mohammed Yusuf

Although much has been written about the Boko Haram movement and its insurgent activities, there has been little reporting on Ustaz Muhammad Yusuf, the founder and former leader of the group.

Why Nigeria is Not Winning the Anti-Boko Haram War

Why Nigeria is Not Winning the Anti-Boko Haram War

It is only when Nigerians gain a national consensus on how to contain domestic terrorism, and drop ethnic and tribal sentiments, that there can be a meaningful solution to the Boko Haram problem.

Cyber Warfare and Nigeria’s Vulnerability

Cyber Warfare and Nigeria’s Vulnerability

The Sahel has an economic environment that is conducive to cyber crime activities, an exploitable cyber highway, and an area where officials are more focused on political distractors than enforcing regulations.

Boko Haram, Identity and the Limits of Counter-Terrorism

Boko Haram, Identity and the Limits of Counter-Terrorism

Unless policy makers and academics view movements like Boko Haram as the complex phenomenon that they are there is no hope of defeating the recurrent insurgencies in northern Nigeria.

The Costs of Boko Haram Attacks on Critical Telecommunication Infrastructure in Nigeria

The Costs of Boko Haram Attacks on Critical Telecommunication Infrastructure in Nigeria

Boko Haram attacks on telecommunication infrastructure demonstrate that emerging jihadist groups tend to copy tactics or strategies adopted by other terrorist groups in achieving their strategic objectives.

Edited Collection – Boko Haram: The Anatomy of a Crisis

Edited Collection – Boko Haram: The Anatomy of a Crisis

Many issues about Boko Haram remain unclear. This compendium of articles, by selected experts, is essential reading for those interested in the the sect and its importance.

Sacrilege of the Sacred: Boko Haram and the Politics of Unreason

Sacrilege of the Sacred: Boko Haram and the Politics of Unreason

The terrorism of Boko Haram should be considered a movement of restoration since their demand continues to be the enforcement of sharia in the spirit of Usman Dan Fodio.

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