Bronwyn Bruton

  • Bruton on Nigerian Students Abduction

    Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton joins Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's CounterSpin to discuss the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by the terrorist organization Boko Haram:

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  • Bruton: Public Outrage May Lead to More Boko Haram Attacks

    Politico quotes Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton on the campaign to find and rescue the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last month by the terrorist organization Boko Haram:

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  • Intelbrief: Nigeria: The Limits of US Assistance

    Bottom Line Up Front    

    • Amid surging outrage in Nigeria and abroad—and the acute focus generated by the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign—over Boko Haram’s kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls, President Obama has promised that the US will do “everything it can” to help rescue them
    • US support efforts are challenged in a number of ways to include current US legislation that restricts direct military assistance to a foreign country where credible information indicates civil rights abuses by its military, and Washington remains concerned about past heavy-handed tactics by the Nigerian army
    • In a video released May 12, Boko Haram’s leader demanded the release of all Boko Haram prisoners in exchange for the girls; the Nigerian government said it is considering all options for the girls’ release, including, for the first time, negotiations.

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  • Bruton on Boko Haram Student Kidnapping

    Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton joins CCTV to discuss the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the terrorist group Boko Haram:

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  • Bruton on the Challenges of Dealing with Boko Haram

    Stars and Stripes quotes Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton on the #BringBackOurGirls campaign to rescue the more than 200 Nigersian schoolgirls abducted by the terrorist organization Boko Haram:

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  • Bruton on US Role in Rescue of Nigerian Schoolgirls

    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:

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  • Atallah and Bruton on Kidnapping of Nigeria Schoolgirls

    Christian Science Monitor quotes Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton and Nonresident Senior Fellow Rudolph Atallah on the more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the terrorist organization Boko Haram:

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  • Bruton on Nigerian Schoolgirls Abduction

    Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton joins WHYY's Radio Times to discuss the abduction of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by the terrorist organization Boko Haram (Segment begins at 22:05):

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  • US Help Against Boko Haram: “Everything We Can Do” Is Not Very Much

    Amid surging public outrage in Nigeria and abroad over Boko Haram’s kidnapping of 223 schoolgirls, President Barack Obama has promised that the United States will do “everything it can” to rescue them. His promise follows a pledge by Secretary of State John Kerry to do “everything possible” to help the Nigerian government defeat Boko Haram, a Muslim rebel group that has terrorized the impoverished northern regions of the country.

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  • Bruton on Boko Haram

    The New York Times quotes Africa Center Deputy Director Bronwyn Bruton on al-Qaeda's unwillingness to condone the kidnapping of more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram:

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