Against the Grain

The Emergence of Boko Haram

Boko Haram has wreaked havoc in Nigeria, killing thousands of people and displacing perhaps two million. Michael Watts explains the emergence and trajectory of Boko Haram; he also discusses the origins of MEND, a separate homegrown insurgency that’s taken shape in the oil-rich but poverty-ridden Niger Delta.

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