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Boko Haram Violence Intensifies Regional Divides in Nigeria

Some Nigerian leaders say increasing Boko Haram violence is deepening the division between the mostly Muslim north and the mostly Christian south.  Northerners, who live in the south, say that as the violence spreads, southerners are becoming suspicious of northerners in their midst.  Insurgents began attacking northern Nigeria five years ago but as recently as last year, southerners were saying "Boko Haram is a northern problem." This year, however, thousands of...

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