allAfrica.com: Africa: Is Isis Allied to or Influencing African Jihadi Groups?

In August 2014, Africa’s spy chiefs met in Nairobi as part of the African Union’s Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa CISSA. They expressed deep concern about the growing threat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ISIS and the likelihood that the radical outfit might influence the continent’s own jihadi groups. Areas of concern for the chiefs included an “alliance being built by terror groups worldwide, sophisticated sources of funding, and [Africa’s] porous borders.”A major risk of ISIS establishing itself in Africa is through the continent’s organized jihadi groups. This begs the question: Does ISIS has a relationship with these groups?

via allAfrica.com: Africa: Is Isis Allied to or Influencing African Jihadi Groups?.

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