“They are not thinking of Twitter, where the captivity is the cause of the day, nor of the campaigns on the streets of Lagos for a more competent and less callous government, nor of the rallies in front of Nigeria’s embassies worldwide, nor of the suddenly ramped-up coverage by international media, nor of how this war will engulf even those who are only just beginning to hear about it, nor of those who, free for now, will someday become captives. They are perhaps thinking only that night is falling again, and that the men will come to each of them again, an unending horror.” The New Yorker’s Teju Cole on Nigerian schoolgirls in captivity.
WaPo: 8 questions you want answered about Nigeria’s missing schoolgirls.

+ MoJo: Boko Haram has been terrorizing Nigeria for years. Why did we just start to care?

+ British GQBoko Haram: Sons of anarchy.