The Africa Report quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on Boko Haram’s downing of a fighter jet, a feat unmatched by ISIS:

And, as Peter Pham, Director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council pointed out in Halifax, “Boko Haram has done what ISIS has not yet done – shoot down a fighter jet in combat and behead the pilot.” Also, the majority of terrorist incidents in Africa this year took place in Nigeria – mostly the handiwork of Boko Haram (seventy-one incidents between May and November 2014, accounting for more than 1,400 deaths).

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