Security scholar, and author of ‘The Loneliest War: Nigeria’s Strategy Against Boko Haram’, and ‘Beyond the War’, Dr Jumo Ayandele, thinks decolonization is fast becoming an overused term in the international relations field. Read our interview.
For protests such as #EndSARS where women play prominent leadership roles, gender stereotypes that assign leadership roles to men encourage dampen these protests at a much faster rate than protests led by men. Read more.
Analysts that separate the jihadist ideology of ‘transnational’ groups from that of ‘local’ groups risk underestimating the central role of jihad as an armed political struggle in creating radical social change.