Africa Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Rudolph Atallah is quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the terrorist organization Boko Haram:

Even while welcoming U.S. offers to help, the Nigerian government is bound to tightly circumscribe any U.S. role in the search, said Rudy Atallah, former Africa counterterrorism director at the U.S. Defense Department and a senior Africa researcher at the Atlantic Council in Washington.

“They’re not going to tell us to go up north, dismantle Boko Haram and rescue the girls,” he said. “That’s just not going to happen.”

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