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Boko Haram Is Deadlier Than ISIS. Why Don't We Care?

In 2015, the Global Terrorism Index named Boko Haram the deadliest terrorist organization. So why isn't more being done to stop Boko Haram?

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Global Terrorism Index 2015: Measuring and Understanding the Impact of Terrorism (economicsandpeace.org)
"Terrorist activity increased by 80 per cent in 2014 to its highest recorded level."

Who are Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists? (bbc.com)
"Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram - which has caused havoc in Africa's most populous country through a wave of bombings, assassinations and abductions - is fighting to overthrow the government and create an Islamic state."

Why did the world ignore Boko Haram's Baga attacks? (theguardian.com)
"France spent the weekend coming to terms with last week's terror attacks in Paris that left 17 dead."

Boko Haram: The Other Islamic State (nytimes.com)
"While much of the world has been focused on the rise of the Islamic State, another proto-Islamic state has been waging a campaign of terror while dreaming of a caliphate in Nigeria."