Could a long-term solution to Boko Haram come from the World Bank?
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Politics and Society Could a long-term solution to Boko Haram come from the World Bank?

When it comes to the fight against Boko Haram, Nigeria’s new president Muhammadu Buhari has been busy. He has finally got the Multinational Joint Task Force up and running, which combines troops from Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria into one regional force: a necessary weapon against what has always been a regional rather than national problem

THINK AGAIN: Chad rides to the rescue in Nigeria, but which Chad?
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Politics and Society THINK AGAIN: Chad rides to the rescue in Nigeria, but which Chad?

With 400 military vehicles already rolling, it’s worth considering what kind of impact Chad’s intervention is likely to make in the fight against Boko Haram in north-east Nigeria. Fortunately, we have two very recent examples of how Chadian soldiers operate as peacekeepers; unfortunately, they tell two very different stories