Americans Slip From Minnesota to Somali Terror Group: FBI

Young American men continue to slip through a terrorist recruiting pipeline from the homeland to join the ranks of jihadists half a world away in East Africa, with two going as recently as three months ago, according to federal officials.

The FBI confirmed a report by Minnesota Public Radio MPR that in July two young men disappeared from their neighborhoods in Minneapolis and are believed to have traveled to Somalia to join al-Shabaab, the embattled al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group.

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Tags: al qaeda, Al-Shabaab, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Minneapolis, Somalia

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