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United States Putting ‘Advisers’ On The Front Lines In Nigeria’s War Against Boko Haram

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The U.S. is poised to send troops to the front lines of yet another war we have no reason to be involved in.

No, Americans Should Not Feel Guilty For Showing Solidarity With France

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In the wake of the attacks in Paris, some people have argued that American solidarity with France, in contrast to seeming disregard for tragedy elsewhere, is something we should feel bad about. That argument is ridiculous.

Boko Haram Leader Says All Nigerian Schoolgirls Converted To Islam, Married Off

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The leader of Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram says that all of the schoolgirls it kidnapped earlier this year are married off, presumably to much older men: MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — With a malevolent laugh, the leader of Nigeria’s Islamic extremists tells the world that more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have all been converted to […]

Nigerian Government Hopeful That Kidnapped Schoolgirls Will Be Freed Next Week

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The Nigerian Government says it is hopeful that the schoolgirls who were kidnapped earlier this year by Boko Haram will be free early next week: Campaigners calling for the release of over 200 Nigerian schoolgirls have said they are “cautiously optimistic” about a reported ceasefire between the government and al-Qaeda-linked militants that would include the […]

Nigerians Claim To Have Located Missing Schoolgirls, But Can’t (Won’t?) Rescue Them

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Some odd developments in Nigeria

Nigeria Delaying Search For Missing Schoolgirls

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The search for more than 200 missing Nigerian schoolgirls is not going well, and part of the blame lies with the Nigerian government.

U.S. Sends Marines To Chad To Aid In Search For Nigerian Schoolgirls

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Late yesterday, we learned that a contingent of about 80 marines is headed to Chad to aid in the ongoing search for more than 230 Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram nearly six weeks ago: WASHINGTON — The United States has sent 80 troops to Chad in Central Africa to support a growing […]

Of Course John McCain Wants To Invade Nigeria Without Their Permission

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Hubris.

Nigerian Islamist Terror Group Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Kidnapping Of Schoolgirls

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Last week, I noted that we had reached the two week point since the kidnapping of 234 Nigerian schoolgirls and there had been little or no reporting on the story in the American media. Since that point, I have been happy to see the story receiving coverage on CNN and other networks, as well as […]

Two Weeks Later, 234 Nigerian Schoolgirls Are Still Missing. Where Is The American Media?

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A prime example of the failure of the “infotainment” industry that American news media has turned into.

Nigeria and a Sense of Proportion

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Should we be worried about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? Yes. Should BP take whatever steps are necessary to stop the spill, remediate the harm done to the environment, reimburse those who’ve suffered losses as a consequence of the spill, and have their feet held to the fire until they do? Hell, […]