Fox News quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on how the Boko Haram-ISIS alliance could internationalize the threat by drawing foreign fighters into the conflict in Nigeria:

J. Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council, a think tank in Washington, noted ISIS’ quick acceptance of Boko Haram’s allegiance and said that the bond highlights a new risk.

“Militants finding it increasingly harder to get to Syria and Iraq may choose instead to go to northeastern Nigeria and internationalize that conflict,” he said.

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