Monday, December 21

"Islamic State supporters show training camp in Philippines"

December 21. Report at Long War Journal on the training camp video. The country is already a hotbed of jihad groups. From the report:
... The identity of the specific group the fighters shown in the video belong to is uncertain. The jihadist groups Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), and a group calling itself Ansar al Khilafah in the Philippines have all either pledged allegiance or expressed support for the Islamic State in the past. Traditionally, ASG has had ties to al Qaeda....

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