While the world was focused on the media surrounding terrorist attacks in Paris, France, another Islamic terrorist organization, Boko Haram, massacred 2,000 residents of Baga, Nigeria. The terroristic acts of Boko Haram are not new for the terrorist organization considered the second deadliest in the world, only behind the Taliban.
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Posted by Christina L. Anderson on Fri. February 6, 2015 8:29 AM
Categories: African Union, Insurgency, International Human Rights, Terrorism
On October 5, 2013, US Navy SEALS entered Somalia to capture Kenyan national Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir, whose al-Shabaab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the deadly
attack on the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Considering that U.S. embassy operations are suspended in Somalia, and the United States is not engaged in a direct military
conflict with Somalia, was the raid legal?
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| Posted by Max P. Biedermann on Wed. February 12, 2014 8:00 AM
Categories: Africa, African Union, AUMF, Customary International Law, Kenya, Somalia, Syria, Terrorism