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    US Lawmakers Examine Response to Boko Haram Abductionsi
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    Michael Bowman
    May 15, 2014 9:58 PM
    The Obama administration says it is acting to help rescue more than 250 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls, but encountering challenges and obstacles in the effort. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, U.S. officials testified on Capitol Hill where lawmakers uniformly condemned Boko Haram Islamist militants, as the schoolgirls’ captivity entered a second month.

    US Lawmakers Examine Response to Boko Haram Abductions

    Michael Bowman

    Published May 15, 2014

    The Obama administration says it is acting to help rescue more than 250 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls, but encountering challenges and obstacles in the effort. As VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, U.S. officials testified on Capitol Hill where lawmakers uniformly condemned Boko Haram Islamist militants, as the schoolgirls’ captivity entered a second month.


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