Report: US threatened Nigeria with sanctions in 2013 for fighting Boko Haram

Men look at the wreckage of a car following a bomb blast in Abuja in 2011. The terrorist group Boko Haram was suspected. Photograph: -/AFP/Getty Images


According to a Nigerian website, in 2013 the United States threatened Nigeria with suspension of military assistance following suppression of Boko Haram after an attack by the Muslim jihadist group on a military outpost outside the city of Baga.

U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Terrence P. McCulley reportedly called a meeting with Soros-funded Human Rights Watch and other members of the “human rights community in Nigeria.”

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