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By PBS NewsHour
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, or MEND, first emerged in January 2006 when it launched coordinated attacks on oil installations and kidnapped four oil workers to protest the Nigerian government and foreign oil companies.
Oil pipelines in Nigeria, the fifth-largest provider of oil to the United States, have been the targets of guerilla groups recently, contributing to last year's gas price surges. Margaret Warner talks with author Sebastian Junger about the latest activity in…
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, or MEND, first emerged as an armed militia group in January 2006 when it launched coordinated attacks on oil installations.
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