What is Boko Haram?

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The kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria has drawn global attention to the insurgent group Boko Haram, which President Barack Obama called “one of the worst regional or local terrorist organizations.” (National Geographic News)

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Boko Haram, an organization President Barack Obama calls "one of the worst regional or local terrorist organizations" in the world, aims to make northern Nigeria an Islamist state. Map by Maggie Smith, National Geographic

CLICK TO ENLARGE—there’s a lot of information here. Boko Haram, which President Barack Obama calls “one of the worst regional or local terrorist organizations” in the world, aims to make northern Nigeria an Islamist state.
Map by Maggie Smith, National Geographic

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