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A New Militant Group In the Niger Delta?

Feb 26, 2016 | 12:03 GMT
Fighters with the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) in 2008
Fighters with the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) raise their rifles to celebrate news of a successful operation in 2008.
(PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Another oil pipeline in Nigeria's Niger Delta region has been disrupted. Royal Dutch Shell's Forcados Pipeline in Burutu, Delta state, was ruptured Feb. 14, which caused the entire pipeline to shut down. That it occurred in the oil-rich region, where militants have long harassed energy infrastructure for political and financial...

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