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  • Boko Haram pledges allegiance to IS

    Yahoo! - 03/08/2015

    IS was also reported to have received pledges of allegiance from militants in Nigeria.

    Max Abrahms, a specialist in extremist groups, said Boko Haram and IS, which has yet to respond to the pledge, were in many ways a perfect match.

    “Neither group (IS and Boko Haram) is inhibited in terms of violence. They’re a natural ally,” said Abrahms, from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

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