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U.S. officials frustrated by Nigeria's response to girls' kidnapping
U.S. officials frustrated by Nigeria's response to girls' kidnapping

As American military and intelligence specialists joined the hunt for Nigeria’s missing schoolgirls, U.S. officials expressed frustration Thursday with the country’s inability to act on fresh intelligence about the Boko Haram extremists who took more than 200 teenagers captive and threatened to sell them into slavery. Imagery from U.S. surveillance drones and satellites over the last week has shown suspected bands of Boko Haram militants setting up temporary camps and moving through isolated villages and along dirt tracks in northeastern Nigeria, U.S. officials say. The Obama administration has shared the imagery with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s government in...

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