The Wall Street Journal quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on Nigerian President Jonathan Goodluck’s request for US troops to fight Boko Haram:

Given the prickly U.S.-Nigeria ties, Mr. Jonathan’s request marks “a 180-degree turn,” says J. Peter Pham, an adviser to the U.S. Africa Command and Africa director at the Washington-based Atlantic Council.

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