May 9, 2014
"Boko Haram's Evolving Threat": J. Peter Pham Report for the National Defense University
In the brief, Dr. Pham reaches back to the 1940s to place the group in its proper social, historical, and political context, and traces its rise and evolution from 2002 to 2012. Dr. Pham argued that security operations alone would not be enough to quell the group, and that the increasing sophistication and savagery of its attacks should serve as a "wakeup call" to Nigerian and international authorities.
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