07 iulie 2020

What Role for the Multinational Joint Task Force in Fighting Boko Haram?

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Related TagsJihad in Modern ConflictThe Boko Haram InsurgencyWest AfricaCentral AfricaWhat’s new? Lake Chad basin countries – Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria – have made welcome efforts to coordinate against Boko Haram militants through a Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF). But their inconsistent commitment to the force, funding problems and disjointed planning have hindered its effectiveness. Jihadists often regroup when troops withdraw.Why does it matter? A good strategy for tackling [...]