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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (V)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, May 12, 2017

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (V)

Part I, part II, part III, part IV In approaching the end of the African Hybrid War research, the series will now take to addressing the strategic vulnerabilities inherent in Niger, a country which is triply important for its uranium reserves, geographic position just north of Niger, and the emerging French-Chinese competition there. These three […]

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Boko Haram and Nigeria – an analysis

By Thomas HORNALL (UK)

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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Boko Haram and Nigeria – an analysis

We often find ourselves cruelly reminded of the primacy of ‘news values’. Last September, up to 50 male students at a college in northeast Nigeria were slaughtered: many burned alive, those fleeing drowned in showers of bullets. The news was reported by a few wires. Again in February, 59 boys were locked in Buni Yadi College and […]

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The Pornography of Moral Outrage: The Chibok Girls and Boko Haram

By Binoy KAMPMARK (Australia)

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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The Pornography of Moral Outrage: The Chibok Girls and Boko Haram

If the militant group Boko Haram can be deemed a virus, then it has rich material to feed off. The cells of its enrichment remain those complicit in its achievements within Nigeria and beyond. Even as there remains a continued fascination with the girls kidnapped by the group six months ago from the village of […]

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Forget Muslim Arab Terrorists: America’s Enemy Is Being Rebranded

By Wayne MADSEN (USA)

Sunday, January 15, 2012

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Forget Muslim Arab Terrorists: America’s Enemy Is Being Rebranded

President Obama’s recent decision to re-focus U.S. military power away from Iraq and Afghanistan to the Asia-Pacific region and, to a lesser extent, Africa, means that China and certain rebel groups in Africa have replaced the old contrived bogeyman of Osama bin Laden’s “Al Qaeda” at the top of Uncle Sam’s “Most Wanted List.” Of […]

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