Monday Linkage


A backgrounder on Boko Haram from Peter Tinti. Here’s also another article looking at the strategy of terrorism to attract media attention, and how the #bringbackoutgirls campaign is helping them.

India is buying weapons from Russia to arm the Afghan government.

Is it time for the U.S. to lift the visa ban on Modi? Also, what is are Modi’s plans once he becomes prime minister? (Here’s a satirical website related to the topic.)

Also, related to those undocumented immigrants in the North East of India, is the policy of deportation even a realistic one?

And lastly, here’s a post from Paul Pillar talking about reconciliation after conflict.



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