Boko Haram Shifts Tactics

A video surfaced March 18 showing a man who appeared to be a French hostage held by Islamic militants with six other family members kidnapped on Feb. 19 in northern Cameroon, AP reported. In the video’s audio, a man’s voice identifies himself as Tanguy Moulin-Fournier and says Boko Haram is holding his family hostage. Boko Haram does not have a history of kidnapping foreign nationals, so this signals a significant shift in the group’s targets and tactics.

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