14 Nov '17, 2am

US-targeted ISIS in Somalia could be a 'significant threat'

For more than a decade, al-Shabab has sought a Somalia ruled by Islamic Shariah law. Two years ago, some of its fighters began to split away to join the Islamic State group. Some small pro-ISIS cells have been reported in al-Shabab’s southern Somalia stronghold, but the most prominent one and the target of U.S. airstrikes is in the north in Puntland, a hotbed of arms smuggling and a short sail from Yemen.

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/flashpoints/2017/11/13/us-t...

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