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Russia


Russia Training 1,200 Nigerian Special Forces

More than 1,200 Nigerian security personnel are in Russia receiving anti-insurgent training by Russian special forces. The trainees on return will form a nucleus of the special forces brigade to in particular combat the Boko Haram terrorist group. The majority of the personnel chosen for training are from the elite groups of the army, the […]

Boko Haram
Boko Haram


Nigeria: Islamists Reportedly Abduct Dozens Of Women

Dozens of women and girls from two villages in Nigeria’s north-eastern Adamawa state have been abducted by suspected militants, residents say, according to BBC News. The abductions have not been confirmed by the authorities, but residents say they took place a day after the military announced it had agreed a ceasefire with the Boko Haram […]

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Loavesofbread, Wikipedia Commons.
Protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Loavesofbread, Wikipedia Commons.


The New York Times Assassinates Michael Brown – OpEd

Eighteen year old Michael Brown man was shot to death by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014. Because the people of Ferguson rose up in protest, his death did not disappear as is often the case with black victims of police violence. Newspapers and television networks from all over the […]

Parliament Hill in Canada's capital city, Ottawa
Parliament Hill in Canada's capital city, Ottawa


Terrorism Exists In The Eye Of The Beholder – OpEd

Should a man who believes he’s being chased by the devil, shape pubic policy and guide international relations? Dave Bathurst was a friend of Michael Zehaf-Bibeau — the gunman whose brief shooting rampage yesterday led to the Canadian capital city, Ottowa, getting locked down for several hours. The Globe and Mail reports: Mr. Bathurst said […]