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May 9, 2014

FLASHBACK:  Clinton: “Poverty” Behind Boko Haram, ‘Not Radical Islam.’

As Andrew Cline wrote at the American Spectator in 2010, “The canard that poverty causes terrorism just won’t die. It was one thing when Nation writer David Corn and others connected the two back in 2002. The liberal default position is that poverty causes crime. It was an instant knee-jerk reaction after 9/11. But by now we all ought to know better. Except, the theory is still being peddled despite the lack of evidence to support it.”