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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (IV)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, April 7, 2017

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (IV)

Part 1, Part II, Part III The last chapter of the Hybrid War research, not just for West Africa but the entire continent, deals with its largest country, Nigeria. This federal republic, as it’s officially called, has the largest population of any African country at over 175 million people, thus bestowing it with limitless economic […]

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (I)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

Friday, March 17, 2017

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Hybrid War Can Wreak Havoc Across West Africa (I)

The last part of the African continent to be analyzed in the Hybrid War vulnerability study is its western core region around Nigeria. This part of Africa is significant for many reasons, not least of which are its demographic and energy potential. Nigeria importantly sits at the juncture of what observers traditionally delineate as West […]

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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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