Boko Haram Turns to Women, Children as Suicide Bombers

Boko Haram Turns to Women, Children as Suicide Bombers

ADF STAFF As Boko Haram saw its territorial gains recede in the face of military operations, the Islamic insurgent group began to turn to asymmetric…

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Battling Boko Haram

Battling Boko Haram

Nigerian and Regional Efforts Helped Turn the Tide Against the Insurgent Group ADF STAFF Boko Haram has left its mark in blood and destruction across…

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Sustaining the Momentum

Sustaining the Momentum

The Commander of a Regional Force Believes Stability and Peace Will Brighten the Future of the Lake Chad Basin ADF STAFF Nigerian Army Maj. Gen….

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A Region Rallies

A Region Rallies

The Multinational Joint Task Force Shows the Strengths and Limits of Collective Security Action ADF STAFF With an ability to hop across borders and exploit weak spots in…

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Niger Gives Ex-Fighters a Second Chance

Niger Gives Ex-Fighters a Second Chance

Diffa State launched a program to reintegrate insurgents and bring peace to its villages. ADF STAFF The need for DDR — disarmament, demobilization and reintegration…

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The Final Push

The Final Push

Operation Lafiya Dole Puts Enduring Peace Within Reach for Northeast Nigeria ADF STAFF The military operation was as important symbolically as it was strategically. On…

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After the Insurgency

After the Insurgency

Military force alone won’t eliminate Boko Haram; the country must address the problems that led to the group’s creation. DR. HUSSEIN SOLOMON Since the insurgency…

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Nigeria’s Air Force Defends the Region

Nigeria’s Air Force Defends the Region

Air Power is a Critical Tool in Stopping Boko Haram ADF STAFF On Friday, September 1, 2017, Boko Haram extremists took a break from their…

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From Messages to Mayhem

From Messages to Mayhem

A Study of Boko Haram’s Public Communications Can Offer Hints About Its Strategy ADF STAFF In July 2011, the Nigerian government unveiled plans to make telecommunications…

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Nigeria Confronts Boko Haram

Nigeria Confronts Boko Haram

Tommy Victor Udoh | Nigerian Defense Space Agency Since 2009, the extremist group Boko Haram has killed 20,000 people in Nigeria and displaced 2.3 million…

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