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Cameroon Says 20,000 More Troops Needed to Fight Boko Haram

Cameroon says it is recruiting 20,000 more defense and security forces to fight Boko Haram following reports that the terrorist group, based in Nigeria, is recruiting young Cameroonians to fight for them. Senator Haman Paul, who hails from northern Cameroon, told VOA about Boko Haram's recruitment of young Cameroonians to fight for the creation of an Islamist caliphate in northern Nigeria. "That was something that we witnessed in Maroua (in Northern Cameroon). People told us...

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