Monthly Archives: May 2014

Nigeria’s Hostage Crisis: A Symptom of U.S. Inaction


Last week, a team of U.S. experts arrived in Nigeria to assist the government there in its floundering search for 234 schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists on Apr. 14. One can hope that America’s involvement in the ongoing search for these innocent young women, snatched from their classrooms in the dead of night, will ensure that they are returned safely to their families. However, despite that the U.S.’s intervention in Nigeria is much welcome, its timing strikes me as long overdue. Read the rest of this entry

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