Militant Islam in Africa

Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs hearing about U.S. policy following the abduction of… read more

Witnesses testified at a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs hearing about U.S. policy following the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Panelists criticized Nigeria’s government and explained how U.S. was helping. They also said that the abduction was among the top priorities of the U.S. government. They also spoke about Boko Haram’s violent history and said that Nigeria’s security forces were afraid to engage them. Lantana Abdullahi testified via video link from Nigeria. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Lantana Abdullahi Project Manager Search for Common Ground->Northern Nigeria
  • Alice Friend Principal Director Department of Defense->African Affairs
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Militant Islam in Africa

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Program ID:
319310-1
Category:
Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2014
Last Aired:
May 18, 2014

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  • May 15, 2014 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2014 | 10:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2014 | 10:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 2014 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 16, 2014 | 6:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2014 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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