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Al Qaeda's North African Franchise Pushes South

Mar 31, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Al Qaeda's North African Franchise Pushes South
A recent spate of attacks against Western interests, including one in January against the Splendid Hotel in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, mark the expanding operations of al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb as it struggles to remain relevant.
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As the group strives to remain relevant, attacks against poorly defended Western targets outside its traditional operating area will become more frequent....

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