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Boko Haram, ISIS and al-Qaeda: How the Jihadists Compare

Boko Haram, ISIS and al-Qaeda: How the Jihadists Compare by Daniel Schwartz, CBC News

Boko Haram, the vicious jihadist group carrying out attacks in northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, hasn't received the media and diplomatic attention that al-Qaeda and ISIS get.

But terrorism experts are now seeing growing similarities between Boko Haram and ISIS, which operates in Iraq and Syria.

While the world news media was focusing on the Charlie Hebdo and related killings in Paris, Boko Haram was apparently carrying out even bloodier attacks in northeastern Nigeria…

Read on.