West Africa: Using Mercenaries to Fight Boko Haram?

[ISS] Following Boko Haram’s brutal attack on dozens of farmers in Nigeria’s Borno State last November, the state governor called on federal authorities to enlist mercenaries to counter the terror group’s activities in the Lake Chad Basin. This reflected popular wariness about the ability of countries in the to defeat the insurgents alone.Read More

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