What We're Reading

December 2018 | Lake Chad

Wrapping up the Lake Chad Basin Research project, RESOLVE will be publishing in-depth case studies about the role of religion on university campuses and intersections with violence and violent extremism in Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. Leading up to the publications, we showcase articles on violent extremism challenges, the role of climate change in conflict, state security responses and the contribution of vigilante groups in the region. Click the links to learn more. 

Partner Publication
International Crisis Group
Vigilante groups in Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad play a major role in the fight against Boko Haram, but their presence raises concerns. They make military operations less blunt and m...
Michael Olufemi Sodipo
Ongoing attacks by Boko Haram and other violent Islamist groups coupled with an at times arbitrary response by Nigeria’s security forces have contributed to a deteriorating security sit...
Partner Publication
Omar S. Mahmood, Ndubuisi Christian Ani
This report, produced by the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), is the first in a two-part study examining current dynamics with regards to violent extremist organisations (VEOs) opera...