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Chad, Niger Launch Offensive Against Boko Haram

The armies of Chad and Niger have launched a joint offensive against the Nigeria-based Islamist group Boko Haram. Military sources said Chadian and Nigerian forces began the offensive Sunday morning in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state. The two nations join Cameroon and Nigerian in the fight against the group that recently pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. On Saturday, Jihadist monitoring group SITE quoted Boko Haram as saying, "We announce our allegiance to...

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