The head of Boko Haram announced last week that his organization was sympathetic to the global jihad movement. He urged supporters to attack the U.S., UK, and Israel in any way they can. An AQIM leader recently parted ways with his old pals in order to launch a pan-Sahara jihadist organization. Meanwhile, parts of Libya, Niger, Mali, and elsewhere in Africa are ungoverned and unpoliced—prime spots for terrorism to lay down roots.
The global war on terror…it ain’t over. (The American Interest, Posted 7 Dec 12)