Nick Glasgow

Help US soldiers restore peace to Somalia

Dear supporters, In the face of violent extremist organizations like al Shabaab and ISIS, our troops have made significant progress in helping local partners take back ground held by these terrorist groups in Somalia. One of the biggest threats to US troops in the region, however, are improvised explosive devices, strategically placed by violent extremists … Continued

Bringing communities together to address threats

Hello SoA supporters, We are supporting efforts to empower local governance and bring communities together to address security concerns in Diffa, Niger. Diffa has been affected by the scourge of Boko Haram since the first cross-border attacks in February 2015. Bombings, kidnappings, and looting have become commonplace in the entire Lake Chad Region and have … Continued

The path of an SoA Field Rep

Dear supporters, We recently completed Spirit of America’s newest self-produced podcast “From Peacocks and Pygmy Goats to Project Management across Africa: The Path of an SoA Field Rep.” Click here to listen to the full podcast. During the podcast, I discuss how my upbringing on a small farm in Colorado led me from a career … Continued

Bringing Boko Haram in from the bush

Hello supporters, I wanted to take this opportunity to update you on a project you previously heard about here. As efforts to degrade the Islamic State in West Africa – more commonly known as Boko Haram – throughout the Lake Chad Basin bear fruit, the problem of safely and accurately communicating information to would-be defectors … Continued