Sonali Fernando

Boko Haram In Nigeria: Strong Or Weak?

Boko Haram have been present in Nigeria since 2009, carrying out sophisticated attacks against soft targets and, in 2011, steadily progressing to carry out continuous suicide bombings, including that of police buildings and the United Nations office in Abuja. In 2012, the Nigerian government declared a State of Emergency. Since then, the Nigerian […]

Peace Prospects Bleak For Libya After Ceasefire Deadline Missed

Libya recently missed the ceasefire deadline negotiated for them by the United Nations (UN), which has sparked serious concerns about the prospect of peace as continued fighting and a collapsing economy makes Libya a sanctuary for smugglers and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Further, missing the deadline occurred amidst […]