Analysis: Goodluck Jonathan and a billion dollars of bad judgment

By IAfrica
In South Africa
Jul 22nd, 2014

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan wants another $1 billion to funnel into his army, hoping that this will succeed where everything else has failed against Boko Haram. Here’s the thing, though – he hasn’t actually tried anything else except the military approach. And if we know one thing beyond reasonable doubt, it’s that the strong arm tactics don’t work. By SIMON ALLISON.

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