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The Fight Against Jihadists Is Shifting to Africa

Feb 28, 2019 | 10:30 GMT
Fighters with the Syrian Democratic Forces walk past civilians at a screening area for evacuees from the Islamic State's embattled holdout in Baghouz, Syria, on Feb. 26, 2019.

Fighters with the Syrian Democratic Forces walk past civilians at a screening area for evacuees from the Islamic State's embattled holdout in Baghouz, Syria. With the Islamic State on the way out in Syria and Iraq, Africa could become front and center for militants and counterterrorism operations alike.

(DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

With the campaign against Islamist militancy winding down in the Middle East, Africa could soon be the new focus of operations -- for militants and their opponents alike....

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