Leader Development & Education for Sustained Peace Program: Cross-Cultural, Geopolitical & Regional Education

LDESP Africa News Update – November 2014


The focus of the November 2014 LDESP Africa News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding terrorism in Nigeria, as well as a look at regional news from East and West Africa.

What’s inside:

In Review: Terrorism in Nigeria

Global Terrorism Index: Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism ,” Institute for Economics and Peace

Boko Haram – Recruitment, Financing, and Arms Trafficking in the Lake Chad Region ,” West Point Combating Terrorism Center

U.S. Policy to Counter Nigeria’s Boko Haram ,” Council on Foreign Relations

 “ A President’s Aspirations Threaten Nigeria’s Feeble Democracy , ” Stratfor

Regional News Headlines

REACH-BACK: Ask an Expert

Do you have a specific question about the operational environment of a particular country or region? Email us at ldesp_staff@nps.edu and we will reach out to one of our stellar faculty members and lecturers for their expert opinion.

As always, we’re eager to hear feedback on the usefulness of this service as well as your suggestions on improving it.


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