Nigerian School Girls Found! with Ivan Eland

Published on Jun 5, 2014 by NextNewsNetwork

Over 200 schoolgirls, kidnapped by the militant group Boko Haram, were finally found after weeks of searching.

Western powers criticized the government of Nigeria for not acting quickly enough to find the girls. Significant publicity about the search was created for the search by women’s groups in the United States and Europe.

Some critics believe the U.S. had no business meddling in internal affairs of Nigeria. They say Boko Haram poses no danger to the west.

Ivan Eland is the senior fellow and director of the Center on Peace & Liberty at the Independent Institute. He is a journalist, writing about world and national news, and is a contributor to the Huffington Post.

Eland is our guest on the show today. He is here to talk to us about a new article he wrote, called “U.S. Imperialism and Nigerian Schoolgirls.” We will discuss the events related to the kidnapping, as well as American and western actions in the crisis.

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