Boko Haram's Pledge to Islamic State, and Implications for West Africa

Boko Haram’s Pledge to Islamic State, and Implications for West Africa Centre for Democracy and Development Facing a loss of nearly all territory under its control, and an overall declining attack radius, Boko Haram (also known as Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyah, or Islamic State in West Africa), has diminished in stature since its March 2015 pledge …