The Battle for Hearts and Minds in the Lake Chad Basin
A Boko Haram flag flutters from an abandoned command post in Gamboru after Chadian troops chased members of the group from the border town in February 2015.
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An offshoot of Boko Haram is playing a dangerous long game in Nigeria and neighbouring countries to win the backing of local people. The region’s governments and the international community need to respond by stepping up their offensive against the militants and taking action to provide populations with basic amenities.
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