The real name of Boko Haram is Jama’atu Ahlus Sunnati Lidda’awati wal Jihad — that is, the Party of the People of the Sunnah for Dawah and Jihad. Sunnah is acceptable Islamic practice. Dawah is Islamic proselytizing. This is how they go about practicing Islam in acceptable fashion, and proselytizing: by torching churches and murdering […]
Nigeria’s military is recommending immediate trial for 500 suspected extremist militants and the president is promising an economic boost for the northeast region confronting an Islamic uprising – both issues that address concerns expressed by the United States.
Lawmakers who had long pushed for U.S. action against Nigerian Islamic extremists welcomed the State Department’s decision on Wednesday to designate two militant groups as foreign terrorist organizations blamed for the deaths of thousands of people in Africa’s most populous nation.
Better late than never, I guess. The U.S. State Department will formally designate the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram as a “foreign terrorist organization” on Wednesday, congressional sources and others briefed on the matter said. REUTERS The designation is … Continue reading →