Friday, February 22, 2013

Nigeria: The Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria

Source: NATO Civil-Military Fusion Centre

This report traces the development of the Boko Haram militancy, from its nascent collection of youth in north-eastern Nigeria to its eruption as a terrorist insurgency seeking to impose sharia law throughout the country. 

It also outlines claims about the group’s ambitions and capabilities to strike regional and Western interests outside Nigeria. 

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