Chad, An Evolving Dramatic Context of Insurgency and Poverty

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SharePaolo Zucconi paolo.zucconi@gc4ss.org Research Fellow Global Center for Security Studies Boko Haram (BH) remains today a major threat for Nigeria’s, Chad’s, Niger’s and Cameroon’s stability and security. One of the most critical issues is its decentralized structure and resilience to attempts to eradicate it from the society. The group is currently led by Abubakar Shekau and has a dual-nature. It is hierarchically structured, but it also consists of cells and sub-groups able to act autonomously. The Shura Council is the top management, but most of BH’s operations are conducted autonomously – i.e. propaganda, recruitment. Thanks to BH senior leader Mamman … Continue reading Chad, An Evolving Dramatic Context of Insurgency and Poverty