Tag Archive: Boko Haram

Lessons from Africa’s History of Jihad

Read Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos’ policy paper, “Jihad in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenging the Narratives of the War on Terror.” By Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos For many in a Western audience, the prominence of groups such as Boko Haram and al-Shabab represent…
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To Tackle Polio, Nigeria Must Tackle Boko Haram

The detection of two new polio cases in Nigeria has been a major disappointment for the global health community, derailing hopes that Africa’s most populous country could be officially certified “polio-free” in 2017. As an infectious disease specialist from Nigeria,…
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