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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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