Africa Correspondent of The Guardian, author of books on Islamic militancy, 20+ years reporting Mid East, South Asia, all over really. Overfond of commas. Dad.

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RT @PGourevitch: here’s @PerryAlexJ on prosecutor Alessandra Cerreti & the Calabrian Mob women who said TimesUp for their men
thus again demonstrating that logic of IS (+ other like groups) is first control/purify society and then victory will follow, as much as other way round. 
'By the grace if Allah we are never coming back'. Boko Haram Video Purports to Show Some Kidnapped Chibok Girls via @NYTimes 
Out of 43 senior IS commanders only one is still alive: the long hunt for Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Genuine must read by @martinchulov 
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