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Boko Haram eclipsing al-Qaeda in its terrorist acts

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by thisnumbersdisconnected, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. thisnumbersdisconnected

    Apr 11, 2013
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    The group is also into kidnapping, including the 276 young Christian girls and women taken from the Nigerian village of Chibok last May, threatening to sell them into slavery to finance their activities. The U.S. State Department finally added Boko Haram to the list of dangerous terrorist groups last year, after Hillary Clinton resisted the effort for over four years. Like most terrorist groups, Boko Haram relies on poverty and unemployment, in their case the dominating economic reality of northwestern Nigeria, to recruit members.