April 3, 2017

AFP: Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in NE Nigeria

March 30th, 2017

AFP

AFP interviewed Yan St-Pierre for their article “Boko Haram faction seeks grassroots support in NE Nigeria“.

Yan St-Pierre, from the Modern Security Consulting Group in Berlin, said the Barnawi faction was “keeping a low profile and is looking for support in local communities”. “It’s patiently developing networks around Lake Chad to set itself up for the long term, a bit like Daesh is doing in Iraq and Syria,” he added, using an Arabic acronym for IS.

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