May 9, 2014

When Will the West Wake Up?

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Wall Street Journal

The Associated Press

Far from being an aberration among Islamist terror groups, as some observers suggest, Boko Haram in its goals and methods is in fact all too representative.

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TAGGED: Africa, Muslims, Islam, Nigeria, Boko Haram, Ayaan Hirsi Ali


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