2017 RESOLVE Network Global Forum: Confronting the Next Wave of Violent Extremism
The Islamic State may be out in Mosul and on the back foot in Raqqa, but the next chapter in the global narrative of violent extremism has yet to be written. With violent extremists losing…
Walking to the Makaranta: Production, Circulation, and Transmission of Islamic Learning in Urban Niger
Knowledge production, circulation and transmission mark contemporary Islamic activism in Niger. While many analysts have alluded to the democratization of religious knowledge in Niger, only a few…
Will Nigeria's new government fix the health system?
The article focuses on the task facing the government, which took office at the end of May 2015 to address problems in the country's public health system. Topics cited include the under-…
Experts sceptical about Nigeria's free health-care plans
The Evolution of Boko Haram: From Missionary Activism to Transnational Jihad and the Failure of the Nigerian Security Intelligence Agencies
As Boko Haram continues to evolve, especially in ideology, tactics, and objectives, such change has called into question how and why this has accrued. Through a qualitative analysis, this study…
Why Boko Haram should be on the European Union list of designated terror groups
In the course of the last few years, the Islamic sect Boko Haram has become of great interest to academics, researchers and analysts. At the same time, experts, especially at the European Union (EU)…
Megan E. Loney
Hans De Marie Heungoup
I am a Political Scientist, with a concentration in Political Sociology and Security Studies. Over the last seven years I extensively published on Cameroon, Central Africa, Boko Haram and the Lake Chad Basin.