Douglas Burton

Douglas Burton

Douglas Burton is an independent writer specializing on Nigerian terrorism from his home near Washington, DC. He began covering the campaign to retake Mosul from ISIS in 2015 and switched to covering ISIS in Nigeria in 2019. He is a former State Department official in Kirkuk Iraq.

Articles by Douglas Burton

Eyewitness details brutal 'blasphemy murder' of Nigerian Christian student

Jun 23, 2022 / 14:01 pm

A close friend who was with Deborah Emmanuel when she died describes her final hours.

Nigerian Catholic parish hard hit in latest raid

Jun 21, 2022 / 14:40 pm

“We lost three of our parishioners, and 36 people were kidnapped, the majority of whom were Catholics,” a Nigerian pastor says.