The Hill quotes Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton on what role the United States could play in helping to rescue the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the terrorist organization Boko Haram:

Expanding the search beyond a single country’s borders has been key in that fight, said Bronwyn Bruton, deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center. The U.S. could play a role in encouraging Cameroon and Niger, which border Nigeria, to increase their efforts against Boko Haram. Bruton indicated U.S. military involvement would be less helpful.

“I would never underestimate the U.S. capacity to make a situation worse,” she said.

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