Samer Khurshid in this article serves to clear western misconceptions of Islam, Jihad and the Quran whilst simultaneously eradicating the legitimacy of Islamic Terrorist Organizations like Al – Qaeda.
Margaret Polk examines how corruption and procurement problems within the Nigerian military have complicated the fight against Boko Haram.
Vanessa Hayford explores what the recent allegiance pledged by Boko Haram to the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) means for the future of Jihadism in the Middle East and West Africa.
The African Union is deploying a force to counter Boko Haram and growing instability in the Sahel, but Paul Pryce doubts this will be enough.
In Part two of a two-part series on Nigeria’s upcoming elections, Kabir profiles Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari, the leading presidential candidates.