Nigeria's Super-Camps Strategy: early gains, disappointing outcomes

In July 2019, the Nigerian army announced a new strategy in its war against the Boko Haram insurgency sweeping the North-East of the country. In spite of a resolute approach to solving the crisis and some initial successes, President Buhari’s anti-terror campaign had proven unable to reform the Nigerian military to an extent that its lack of equipment, low numbers and payrolls, and soldier’s motivation could stand up to the insurgents. Boko Haram’s attacks became more and more frequent in mid-2018. Insurgents, mainly from the Dawla faction, ⋙

Counterinsurgency, Nigeria, Boko Haram, terrorism, Field, insurgencies, Sahel

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ERIS Emerging Research in International Security

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