Thursday, March 19, 2015

Fighting Jihadis is a Business Opportunity, Too

Nigeria's large but corrupt army needs private soldiers to effectively fight Boko Haram:

Nigeria has brought in hundreds of mercenaries from South Africa and the former Soviet Union to give its offensive against Boko Haram a shot in the arm before a March 28 election, according to regional security, defense and diplomatic sources.

This is not a surprising development.