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AFP
February 24, 2015

AFP: Boko Haram targets region where powerful empire once reigned

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).

AFP
February 23, 2015

AFP: Boko Haram – changing media strategy for a wider conflict?

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.

Al Arabiya
February 22, 2015

Al Arabiya: Future rise of Boko Haram-ISIS ‘super-caliphate’ uncertain

Paul Crompton from Al Arabiya News asked Yan St-Pierre for his analysis of a possible “super-caliphate” between Boko Haram and ISIS.

flickr_Kim Bach
February 18, 2015

Paris, Baga, Istanbul… & Copenhagen: Responding to Terrorism Part 2

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)