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Boko Haram Expands With ISIS-Style Social Media Presence

By Kylie Bull
Managing Editor of HSToday
Special for In Homeland Security

Long focused on Nigeria, and perhaps therefore not troubling international media a great deal, Boko Haram recently extended its reach with attacks in Chad, Cameroon and Niger.

On Feb. 13 in Ngouboua, Chad, Boko Haram jihadists launched attacks against civilians, killing scores including the local traditional leader.

A Crisis in Nigeria

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Last week, the Nigerian military sentenced 54 soldiers to death on charges of mutiny, cowardice and assault charges. The fear of fighting Boko Haram remains severe within Nigeria’s police and military units.