Friday, January 16, 2015

West African Leaders Want To Put Together A Multi-National Force To Fight Boko Haram

Newsweek/Reuters: West African Countries Seek Multi-National Force For Fight Against Boko Haram

WNU Editor: The Nigerian Army has clearly failed in their war against Boko Haram. A new strategy is necessary ... a fact that even most West African leaders are aware of, and who are also now worried that the conflict in Nigeria is going to spread to neighboring countries.

Update: Here is some background information on the where/why/and how Boko Haram became violent over the years .... The Group That Kidnapped 200 Nigerian Girls Started Out Peaceful. Here's What Changed (Jenna McLaughlin, Mother Jones).

More News On The War Against Boko Haram

Boko Haram crisis: African Union to discuss multinational force -- BBC
West African leaders push for joint military action against Boko Haram -- Xinhuanet
Boko Haram fanatics abducted '500 women and children' after massacring 2,500 in one town -- Daily Mail
Boko Haram Reportedly Using Kidnapped Girls As Suicide Bombers As Attacks Intensify -- Inquisitr
Boko Haram reportedly forcing girls to be suicide bombers -- CCTV
Chad Soldiers to Fight Boko Haram in Cameroon -- WSJ
Chadian army deploys to fight Boko Haram -- The National
Chad army Cameroon-bound to help fight Boko Haram -- Daily Star
Chadian Forces Deploy Against Boko Haram -- VOA
Boko Haram: 'For five kilometres, I kept standing on dead bodies' -- Sydney Morning Herald
Satellite images show Boko Haram’s destruction in Nigeria and it’s far worse than anyone realized -- Quartz
Nigerian President visits survivors of Boko Haram massacre -- The Australian/AFP
2,000 dead and nothing said: leaders ask Nigeria's president to end silence -- The Guardian
Nigerians Seek Attention in US Capital for Boko Haram Victims -- VOA

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