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The tragic cycle of genocide denial has returned: This time, Nigeria

The Age of Terrorism that is now upon us has proven to be the greatest modern challenge to the legitimacy of all governments and international organizations who claim a commitment to human rights. Nowhere is this more evident today than in Nigeria, where terrorist violence and mass slaughter by Islamist groups are reaching genocidal proportions.

When President Obama famously dismissed the Islamic State as a “JV team,” he set an example that policy elites in the West unfortunately still often employ in dealing with religiously and ideologically motivated violence that they cannot understand. When necessary, deny facts that fail to conform to your view of reality.