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Boko Haram and the War on Terror Praeger Security

A comprehensive analysis of the rise of Boko Haram from a small religious cult to a major terrorist group placing them within the context of Nigerian politics and the international War on Terror In 2009 Nigerian security forces stormed a religious cult by the name of Boko Haram killing its leader and thousands of followers Six years later Boko Haram is an enemy to reckon with boasting 15000 members and taking credit for 20000 deaths This book looks at the successful rise of this terrorist group probing the religious and political environment that enabled a relatively small cult to threaten a nation The study draws on the author's fieldwork in Nigeria where she had access to officials activists psychologists and military personnel Written in a clear and accessible manner it offers a micro to macro investigation of the Boko Haram as a phenomenon It also provides readers with an understanding of the regional dynamics that obstructed political and military cooperation among neighboring countries enabling Boko Haram's success This book traces the group's religious origins in the early 2000s and documents its violent political claims in Nigeria and across the border in Northern Cameroon Niger and Chad Finally it examines the impact of the international War on Terror and presents a comparative study of other contemporary terrorism movements and their networks Takes a comprehensive approach to the political historical social economic and international dynamics that enabled the rise and transformation of Boko Haram Draws on field work in Nigeria including interviews with military representatives politicians activists psychologists security operatives and victims of the Boko Haram war Offers a comprehensive analysis of contemporary Nigeria at a crucial point in its history Makes an original contribution to the study of violent non state actors by examining similarities and differences between Boko Haram and other like minded terrorist movementsA comprehensive analysis of the rise of Boko Haram from a small religious cult to a major terrorist group placing them within the context of Nigerian politics and the international War on Terror In 2009 Nigerian security forces stormed a religious cult by the name of Boko Haram killing its leader and thousands of followers Six years later Boko Haram is an enemy to reckon with boasting 15000 members and taking credit for 20000 deaths This book looks at the successful rise of this terrorist group probing the religious and political environment that enabled a relatively small cult to threaten a nation The study draws on the author's fieldwork in Nigeria where she had access to officials activists psychologists and military personnel Written in a clear and accessible manner it offers a micro to macro investigation of the Boko Haram as a phenomenon It also provides readers with an understanding of the regional dynamics that obstructed political and military cooperation among neighboring countries enabling Boko Haram's success This book traces the group's religious origins in the early 2000s and documents its violent political claims in Nigeria and across the border in Northern Cameroon Niger and Chad Finally it examines the impact of the international War on Terror and presents a comparative study of other contemporary terrorism movements and their networks Takes a comprehensive approach to the political historical social economic and international dynamics that enabled the rise and transformation of Boko Haram Draws on field work in Nigeria including interviews with military representatives politicians activists psychologists security operatives and victims of the Boko Haram war Offers a comprehensive analysis of contemporary Nigeria at a crucial point in its history Makes an original contribution to the study of violent non state actors by examining similarities and differences between Boko Haram and other like minded terrorist movementsA comprehensive analysis of the rise of Boko Haram from a small religious cult to a major terrorist group placing them within the context of Nigerian politics and the international War on Terror In 2009 Nigerian security forces stormed a religious cult by the name of Boko Haram killing its leader and thousands of followers Six years later Boko Haram is an enemy to reckon with boasting 15000 members and taking credit for 20000 deaths This book looks at the successful rise of this terrorist group probing the religious and political environment that enabled a relatively small cult to threaten a nation The study draws on the author's fieldwork in Nigeria where she had access to officials activists psychologists and military personnel Written in a clear and accessible manner it offers a micro to macro investigation of the Boko Haram as a phenomenon It also provides readers with an understanding of the regional dynamics that obstructed political and military cooperation among neighboring countries enabling Boko Haram's success This book traces the group's religious origins in the early 2000s and documents its violent political claims in Nigeria and across the border in Northern Cameroon Niger and Chad Finally it examines the impact of the international War on Terror and presents a comparative study of other contemporary terrorism movements and their networks Takes a comprehensive approach to the political historical social economic and international dynamics that enabled the rise and transformation of Boko Haram Draws on field work in Nigeria including interviews with military representatives politicians activists psychologists security operatives and victims of the Boko Haram war Offers a comprehensive analysis of contemporary Nigeria at a crucial point in its history Makes an original contribution to the study of violent non state actors by examining similarities and differences between Boko Haram and other like minded terrorist movements