• Why did Boko Haram release video of kidnapped Chibok girls?

    Why did Boko Haram release video of kidnapped Chibok girls?

    A new video has surfaced of the schoolgirls kidnapped from Chibok, Nigeria, two years ago by the terrorist group Boko Haram. In the video, a masked man with a gun tells the Nigerian government that the girls will only be released if the government frees imprisoned Boko Haram fighters.

    It’s intended as a show of force, meant to highlight the government’s inability to rescue the girls. But it also points to weakness and division within the terrorist group itself, say observers.

    Boko […]