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Women, Gender and the evolving tactics of Boko Haram
This article addresses an under-researched aspect of Boko Haram’s activities: gender-based violence (GBV) and its targeting of women. It argues that 2013 marked a significant evolution in BokoExpand
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The Boko Haram Paradox: Ethnicity, Religion, and Historical Memory in Pursuit of a Caliphate
ABSTRACT To Boko Haram, Nigeria is a colonial construct, lacking Islamic legitimacy and destined to lead society in a downward spiral of Western immorality. The only way to regain northern Nigeria’sExpand
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Cooperation or Competition: Boko Haram and Ansaru After the Mali Intervention
1 The group Boko Haram identifies itself as Jama`at Ahl al-Sunna li al-Da`wa wa al-Jihad, which is Arabic for “People Committed to the Propagation of the Prophet’s Teachings and Jihad.” The termExpand
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Boko Haram Beyond the Headlines: Analyses of Africa's Enduring Insurgency
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Demystifying al-Qaida in Nigeria: Cases from Boko Haram’s Founding, Launch of Jihad and Suicide Bombings
Boko Haram was ranked the world’s “most deadly” terrorist group in 2016 and the country where it primarily operates, Nigeria, was ranked the world’s third “most terrorised” nation in 2017. However,Expand
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Northern Nigeria's Boko Haram: The Prize in al-Qaeda's Africa Strategy
This report addresses the regional ramifications of the rise of Boko Haram and evaluates the jihadist terrorist organization as something more than a domestic Nigerian movement. The report discussesExpand
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Boko Haram’s Factional Feuds: Internal Extremism and External Interventions
ABSTRACTThis article examines the factions, leadership, and internal organization of Boko Haram, the terrorist group which has operated to devastating effect in parts of northern Nigeria, Niger, Ch...
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Boko Haram's Conquest for the Caliphate: How Al Qaeda Helped Islamic State Acquire Territory
ABSTRACT This article explains how Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM)–trained Nigerian militants split from Boko Haram and formed a new group called Ansaru in 2011 after consulting with AQIM.Expand
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The Ideological Evolution of Boko Haram in Nigeria
Ideological factors help to define the evolution of terrorist organisations, influenced by the domestic and global political context. Jacob Zenn, Atta Barkindo and Nicholas A Heras examine theExpand
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