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Nigeria Kidnapping: How to #BringBackOurGirls? (part 2)

Four weeks on, Boko Haram has indeed succeeded in catching the world's attention. Monday's images purporting to show kidnapped high school girls in north-east Nigeria forcibly converted to Islam was followed hours later by US jets conducting reconnaissance flights over the area. With support now coming in from London and elsewhere, Nigeria's president will travel to Paris on Saturday where his French counterpart will host a summit on regional security. How effective is all this outside help?

By François PICARD

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Michael KIRTLEY

Producer, World Memory Project

Emmanuel IGAH

Director of Phobos International

Donu KOGBARA

Columnist for the Nigerian newspaper 'Vanguard'

Shehu SANI

President, Civil Rights Congress

Fola LAWAL

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2017-08-22 Afghanistan war

New president, old war: Trump outlines his strategy for Afghanistan

The longest war in US history just got longer. Donald Trump has long been sceptical of US military involvement in Afghanistan, which he once called a complete waste. But on...

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2017-08-21 Islamic State (IS) group

What's next for the "Islamic State Group"?

The fight against the Islamic State group in the Middle East does seem to be working. Isis has already lost its home base of Mosul in Iraq. And is now facing an...

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2017-08-18 Spain

Spain attacks - Can Europe prepare for vehicle-ramming terror attacks?

The terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils this week are the latest in a string of vehicle-ramming attacks in Europe. Do Europeans need to be better prepared for this kind of...

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2017-08-16 Donald Trump

US racial tensions: How far should freedom of speech be stretched?

US President Donald Trump has sparked fury after calling some of the participants in the racist Charlottesville rally “very fine people”, blaming also the anti-racist protestors...

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2017-08-14 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso attack: How to restore security in the Sahel region?

At least 18 people were killed in a terror attack in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou on Sunday night. Last month, the idea of setting up a five-nation African task force was...

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