Tag Archives: Boko Haram

Obama goes quiet on Boko Haram


Brian Hughes,  Washington Examiner

It started with a groundswell of support and an appeal to “Bring Back Our Girls.” Continue reading

Boy killed because he might grow up Christian [VIDEO]


Alana Cook,  WND

A Christian girl who fled Nigeria after Islamic terrorists killed her family on Tuesday relayed to journalists in Washington the macabre conversation Boko Haram members had just before they shot and killed her brother. Continue reading

Bombings kill at least 118 in central Nigerian city of Jos


Adamu Jonah and Anamesere Igboeroteonwu,  Reuters

Back-to-back bomb blasts killed at least 118 people and wounded 45 in the crowded business district of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday, emergency services said, in an attack that appeared to bear the hallmarks of the Boko Haram insurgents. Continue reading

US Muslim groups won’t move to excommunicate Boko Haram


Robert Spencer,  Jihad Watch

Notice that the Daily Caller’s Neil Munro repeatedly asks Muslim leaders in the U.S. to offer Islamic counter-arguments to Boko Haram’s claims for Islamic justification for its actions, and they refuse to do so. Continue reading

The Boko Haram-Benghazi link


Rick Moran,  American Thinker

An excellent article by Michael Hirsch in Politico Magazine that gives some background and nuance to the Obama administration’s faltering anti-terrorism policy that cost 4 lives in Libya and prevented Boko Haram from being designated a terrorist group. Continue reading

The Real War on Women: Will Boko Haram Harm Hillary?


Roger L Simon,  PJMedia

Already battered by Benghazi — and with more battering certain to come, how damning we don’t yet know —  Hillary Clinton has been slammed once again by news that the State Department, while she was secretary of State, Continue reading

Possible Trajectories of the Boko Haram Conflict in Nigeria


,  Brookings

In a continuation of the conflict with Boko Haram in Nigeria, earlier this week suspected Boko Haram fighters killed at least 100 people when they attacked Gamboru village in the country’s northeast. Continue reading

Saving the Children — For Real


Michael Reagan,  JWR

President Obama — three weeks late — has done something to help rescue those Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by extremist Islamist terrorists. Continue reading

Hillary and the Face of Terror


Dale T. Armstrong,  American Thinker

Hillary Clinton, under attack for refusing to label brutal and murderous Nigerian Al Qaeda affiliate, Boko Haram as a terrorist organization during her tenure as Secretary of State, resurrected the old-poverty-causes-Jihadism-myth, rebranding it as “social justice.” Continue reading

Boko Haram rears its head in Nigeria’s capital with deadly bomb blasts


Rescue workers work to recover victims at the site of a blast at the Nyanya Motor Park

Rescue workers work to recover victims at the site of a blast at the Nyanya Motor Park

Heather Murdock,  The Christian Science Monitor

Bomb blasts ripped through a bus station in the suburbs of the Nigerian capital today in the largest single attack on Abuja since insurgents began violent operations in 2009.

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