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Boko Haram's Territorial Ambitions May Expand From Nigeria to Cameroon

Jan 6, 2015 | 10:00 GMT
A group of Civilian Joint Task Force members pose in Yola, Adamawa state, on Dec. 4, 2014, after taking part in an operation against Boko Haram.
A group of Civilian Joint Task Force members pose in Yola, Adamawa state, on Dec. 4, 2014, after taking part in an operation against Boko Haram.
(FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Islamist militants have shifted beyond insurgent tactics in Nigeria to take control of several areas of the northeast, and they could seek the same outcome in Cameroon. Even as it has ramped up operations with the aim of holding territory, Boko Haram has sustained its insurgent activities in nearby government-controlled areas in both Nigeria and Cameroon....

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