The Al-Qaeda Accelerant in Boko Haram\'s Rise

The Al-Qaeda Accelerant in Boko Haram\'s Rise
Title:
The Al-Qaeda Accelerant in Boko Haram's Rise
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008-046-00310-6
ISBN:
9781935352518
Table of Contents

Message from the Editors 3

Author Biography 5

I. Introduction: The Chibok Kidnapping, AQIM, and Islamic State 7

A. AQIM’s Response 10

B. Islamic State’s Response 13

C. A Note on Names and History (Nigerian Taliban, JAS 1.0 and 2.0, Ansaru and West Africa Province)  16

D. Al-Qaeda’s Hand in Nigeria 20

Figure 1. Evolution of the Nigerian Taliban to JAS 1996-2017.... 20

II. Al-Qaeda Reaches Into Nigeria 27

A. Bin Laden’s Early Encounters with Nigerians 30

B. Yusuf and His Following   35

C. Shekau and AQIM Connect 42

III. AQIM Enters Nigeria  49

Figure 2. Locations of Attacks by JAS & Ansaru from 2010-2012   51

Figure 3. JAS, JAS AQIM, & Ansaru Attacks 2010-2012  52

A. JAS Shekau Faction  53

B. The JAS AQIM Faction  55

C. Ansaru 61

IV. From AQIM to ISIS  71

A. The JAS Shekau Faction Wins Out 74

B. Creating the Caliphate  82

C. The Caliphate in Crisis  89

V. Conclusion: Future Scenarios  95

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Publisher:
Defense Dept., Navy, Naval War College, Center for Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups
Author:
  • Zenn, Jacob
Notes:
The 2019 printing has "Irregular Warfare Studies Number 1" on the cover. It also differs from the earlier 2017 printing by having a different picture on the cover and it measures 6.25 by 9 inches.
Key Phrases:
  • Center for Irregular Warfare and Armed Groups Case Studies
  • Irregular Warfare Series Number 1
  • Boko Haram
  • Al Qaeda
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Record Creation Date:
12/22/2017
Last Status Update:
12/12/2019
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