Skip to comments.How Boko Haram Is Beating U.S. Efforts to Choke its Financing
Posted on 07/01/2014 12:53:22 AM PDT by nickcarraway
When Washington imposed sanctions in June 2012 on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he dismissed it as an empty gesture.
Two years later, Shekaus skepticism appears well founded: his Islamic militant group is now the biggest security threat to Africa's top oil producer, is richer than ever, more violent and its abductions of women and children continue with impunity.
As the United States, Nigeria and others struggle to track and choke off its funding, Reuters interviews with more than a dozen current and former U.S. officials who closely follow Boko Haram provide the most complete picture to date of how the group finances its activities.
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open season and free fire should be declared on Boko Haram .
what a great place to test our jungle warfare and counter insurgency techniques .
if only we had different leadership in D.C.
and may the day soon come when we do.
Because Obama is on the side of Boko Haram AGAINST the U.S.