Threats to Nigeria's Security: Boko Haram and Beyond

Publication: Volume: 0 Issue: 0
June 19, 2012 09:00 AM Age: 4 yrs
Category: Event, Global Terrorism Analysis, Africa

 

Location:

Root Room, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 

1779 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036

 

 

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Introduction 

Glen E. Howard

President, The Jamestown Foundation

 

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Panel One: 

Domestic Factors of Instability in Nigeria

9:00 A.M. – 10:30 A.M.

 

Jacob Zenn

 “Instability in Northern Nigeria: The View From The Ground”

Analyst for West African Affairs

The Jamestown Foundation

 

Dibussi Tande

Beyond Boko Haram: The Rise of Radical/Militant/Extremist Islam in Nigeria & Cameroon

Journalist & Blogger on Nigerian Security Issues

 

Dr. Andrew McGregor

“Central African Militant Movements: The Northern Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon Nexus”

Editor in Chief, Global Terrorism Analysis

The Jamestown Foundation

 

Mark McNamee

“The Niger Delta & The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND)”

Analyst, The Jamestown Foundation

 

Q & A

 

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Coffee Break 

10:30 A.M. – 10:45 A.M.

 

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Panel Two:

Nigerian Security Issues and US-Nigeria Relations

10:45 A.M. – 12:00 A.M.

 

Lauren Ploch Blanchard

“US – Nigeria Relations and the United States Response to Boko Haram”

Specialist in African Affairs, Congressional Research Service

 

Carl LeVan

 “The Political Basis for Demilitarization and Dialogue in Nigeria”

Assistant Professor of African Politics, American University

 

Colonel Gene McConville

“Will Nigeria Develop A Counter-Terrorism Policy?”

Senior Military Advisor, Africa Center For Strategic Studies

 

Ambassador Eunice Reddick

U.S.-Nigeria Engagement on Regional Security

Director of the Office of West African Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Q & A

 

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Concluding Remarks:

12:15 P.M.

 


 
 

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