Friday, March 20, 2009

Source: 'Several' Missing Somali-Americans Back in U.S. After Overseas Terror Mission

Many of the Somali-American men who were recruited to join an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group overseas have returned to the United States, according to a source familiar with an FBI investigation into the matter — but the FBI still has not revealed publicly if it is pursuing arrests in the case.

"Some of the guys who were missing aren't missing anymore," the source said. "Some of them got blown up and some of them came back, and some of them are still there [in Somalia]."

For several months the FBI has been investigating at least 20 Somali-American men from the Minneapolis area who traveled to war-torn Somalia, where some of them trained and fought with an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group known as al-Shabaab, according to counter terrorism officials.

1 comment:

chaoticsynapticactivity said...

And they think it's bad we may have FBI Agents infiltrating the Mosques.

I have an idea: Don't support terrorism, don't recruit, incite, and even go so far as to denounce it, in word and deed.

Then the FBI will stick to white collar crime.