Military Pressure Is Hurting Boko Haram. Now What?

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  • Nigeria hosts second regional security summit on insurgency
  • France, U.S., U.K. contribute military, humanitarian aid

Chadian soldiers watching as a UN vehicle from a United Nations' refugee agency (UNHCR) convoy heads towards the UNHCR camp in N'Gouboua.

Photographer: Sia Kambou/AFP via Getty Images

As a regional military offensive weakens the Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram, French President Francois Hollande is set to push for the rebuilding of a region where the seven-year conflict has killed thousands and caused at least $9 billion worth of damage.

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