Tagged: boko haram

How Should We Name the Attack in Orlando?

It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando, but it may ultimately be counterproductive. "Mass hate crime" may be more accurate.

How a Child is Made into a Suicide Bomber

These children's participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.

The Sum of Our Fears

Has the Internet and social media primed us to worry too much about improbable threats — and too little about probable ones?

Nigeria’s Perfect Storm

Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.