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Another attack happens during World Cup

Nigerian police shot and killed a suspect yesterday after an attack on a busy shopping plaza approximately four miles from the US Embassy in Abuja. One witness told the Associated Press a bomb was dropped at the entrance to the mall by a motorcyclist. The attack happened during the Nigeria/Argentina World Cup match. This is the second time in a week that an attack thought the be launched by the terror group Boko Haram has taken place during a World Cup match.

Tags: Nigeria , Pentagon & Beyond , JJ Green , Abuja , World Cup

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 03:18pm EDT

Boko Haram strikes again

The terror group that kidnapped 276 schoolgirls last month gunned down a traditional Muslim emir in an attack on a convoy in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, according to the government in Borno state. The Emir of Gwoza, Alhaji Idrissa Timta, was travelling with the Emirs of Uba and Askira to a attend a funeral when the suspected Islamist gunmen opened fire on their car in Zhura, a remote community in Borno state.

Tags: Nigeria , Emir of Gwoza , Emir of Uba , Emir of Askira , kidnapping , terrorism , Zhura

Monday - 06/02/2014, 09:26am EDT

Boko Haram, Benghazi, and the Mexican drug war

Mark Schroeder and Fred Burton from Stratfor, will give us an update on terrorist activities around the world, and the latest news on the Mexican drug war.
May 30, 2014

Tags: workforce , Benghazi , Mexican drug war , Mark Schroeder , Fred Burton , Stratfor , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/30/2014, 08:11pm EDT
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Boko Haram, Benghazi, and the Mexican drug war

Mark Schroeder and Fred Burton from Stratfor, will give us an update on terrorist activities around the world, and the latest news on the Mexican drug war.
May 16, 2014

Tags: workforce , Benghazi , Mexican drug war , Mark Schroeder , Fred Burton , Stratfor , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 05/16/2014, 08:11pm EDT
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Drone being used in Nigeria

The Pentagon is using drones to help search in northeastern Nigeria for school girls kidnapped by the terror group Boko Haram, although they will not call them drones. Pentagon spokesman Colonel Steve Warren explains, "as a general rule we don't discuss our use of unmanned aircraft." He indicates there are security concerns, continuing, "there are sensitivities surrounding where they are based out of." Warren says they are being used to collect intelligence and conduct surveillance.

Tags: Nigeria , terrorism , kidnapping , DoD , Pentagon , drone , drones , Steve Warren

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 10:32am EDT

US commits dozens to help in Nigerian search

We are getting a clearer picture of how much help the U.S. is giving Nigeria to help in the search for almost 300 school girls kidnapped by terror group Boko Haram. The Pentagon says 16 DoD personnel are a part of a government-wide team of 30. The team includes planners and advisers already in Nigeria that have been redirected to assist the government. France, Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger, as well as representatives of Britain and the EU are all helping in the search.

Tags: Nigeria , terrorism , kidnapping , DoD , EU , France , Benin , Chad , Cameroon , Niger ,

Tuesday - 05/13/2014, 08:51am EDT

Terrorist activity in Nigeria

Mark Schroeder, vice president of Africa analysis at Strator, will discuss the rise of the Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria.
November 15, 2013 (Encore presentation November 22, 2013)

Tags: workforce , terrorism , Terror threats , terrorist organizations , Nigeria , Foreign terrorist organization , State Deptartment , Mark Schroeder , Stratfor , Derrick Dortch , Fed Access

Friday - 11/15/2013, 08:47pm EST
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