The Washington Post quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on the more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by the terrorist organization Boko Haram:

“The recent ramped-up security assistance to Nigeria is a response to global public outcry which shamed the government in Abuja into accepting help,” said J. Peter Pham of the Atlantic Council.

“Up to now, to be fair to the Obama administration, it could only do so much without trampling on Nigerian sensitivities,” Pham said.

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