The Finger of Blame

Behind the rise of Boko Haram – ecological disaster, oil crisis, spy games

The kidnapping of over 200 Nigerian school girls, and the massacre of as many as 300 civilians in the town of Gamboru Ngala, by the militant al-Qaeda affiliated group, Boko Haram, has shocked the world.

… less attention has been paid to the roots of the crisis.

Instability in Nigeria, however, has been growing steadily over the last decade – and one reason is climate change.

Global warming Climate change. Is there no mischief it cannot perpetrate?

Oh, and the Americans’ spy games. Can’t forget them.

It’s a good thing we have Nafeez Ahmed and The Wanker to tell us where the blame lies. Some people were starting to get the crazy idea that Mohammedans might have something to do with it.

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