WORLD Targeting Boko Haram, a Nigerian air force jet mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people, killing up to 100 and injuring dozens more. (BBC and New York Times) What is Boko Haram? Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers Toolkit, including a link to today’s simple MapMaker Interactive locator map. Discussion Ideas The Nigerian military accidentally bombed a … Continue reading Air Strike Mistakenly Targets Nigerian Refugee Camp
WORLD The Nigerian terror group Boko Haram is losing territory. In the broader fight against terrorism, that’s an essential first step. (Christian Science Monitor) What is Boko Haram? Use our resources to find out. Discussion Ideas What is Boko Haram? Boko Haram is a terrorist organization affiliated with both al-Qaida and Islamic State. (In fact, the group’s official name is Wilāyat Gharb Ifrīqīyyah, or “Islamic … Continue reading Africa Offers a Lesson in How to Topple Terrorists
WORLD The kidnapping of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria has drawn global attention to the insurgent group Boko Haram, which President Barack Obama called “one of the worst regional or local terrorist organizations.” (National Geographic News) Use our resources to better understand the conflict in Nigeria. Discussion Ideas The great National Geographic News article explains Boko Haram, the group that claims to have kidnapped 276 … Continue reading What is Boko Haram?