5. Nigeria's Special Forces Taking On West Africa's Jihadists, A Forgotten War


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Today we are talking to Lieutenant Abbakar Affan, a Nigerian Special Operations Forces soldier who has been fighting the Islamic State since 2017. I’d been following him for over a year on his Instagram before reaching out to hear about this largely forgotten conflict. Although ISIS in Syria are in shambles compared to the caliphate at the height of its power, operating as small cells in the shadows conducting hit and run attacks, groups like Boko Haram and the West African offshoot of the Islamic State remain a very serious threat for innocents trying to live in peace. If you are fortunate enough to be able to support Rose Warfare and like our content, please subscribe to our Patreon.






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