Accession Number:

AD1095547

Title:

Countering Violent Extremism in Nigeria: Using a Text-Message Survey to Assess Radio Programs

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

RAND ARROYO CENTER SANTA MONICA CA SANTA MONICA United States

Report Date:

2020-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

Nigeria has long suffered from the deadly actions of Boko Haram, a locally rooted terrorist organization operating in the countrys northeast region, and the Islamic State of West Africa, a local offshoot of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Blanchard, 2016. Recently, however, the country has made significant gains against these groups, dramatically reducing the militants geographic footprint and operational capability Council on Foreign Relations, 2019. It is now important to consolidate these gains by working to stabilize and rebuild northeast Nigeria and address numerous factors that contribute to radicalization.

Subject Categories:

  • Unconventional Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE