Al-Qaeda’s Endless Jihad in East Africa

The Department of Justice recently charged a Shabaab operative with plotting a 9/11-style hijacking.

On December 16, the Department of Justice announced that Cholo Abdi Abdullah, a 30-year-old Kenyan national, had been charged with plotting a 9/11-style attack inside the U.S. Abdullah was a member of Shabaab, al-Qaeda’s branch in East Africa, and he began pursuing the hijacki…

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