Ben Simon from from the global press agency AFP (L’Agence France-Presse) asked Yan St-Pierre about the background of the Kanem-Bornu empire (below Lake Chad).
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Phil Hazelwood from the global press agency AFP (L’Agence France-Presse) asked Yan St-Pierre whether Boko Haram’s copying of ISIS’ video style is a hint of cooperation between the two Islamist groups.
Paul Crompton from Al Arabiya News asked Yan St-Pierre for his analysis of a possible “super-caliphate” between Boko Haram and ISIS.
Terrorism is highly personal, rooted in identity and romance. It needs no framework, no training, just beliefs and the will to act on them. That’s why it’s so potent and adaptable. Our attitudes need to match this simplicity. (Photo: Kim Bach / flickr.com / CC BY 2.0)