US Warns Containment the Only Option for Some African Terror Groups
|02/12/2020||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
U.S. defense and intelligence officials are voicing renewed concerns about the spread of increasingly capable terror groups in Africa, warning some have become so powerful it is no longer possible to “degrade” them.
The warnings, part of a newly released report by the Defense Department’s inspector general, echo earlier warnings by the U.S. military’s Africa Command about growing threats to the U.S. homeland.
They also come as the Pentagon unveiled a proposed $740.5 billion budget for next year focused not on terrorism but on competition against China and Russia.
“The terrorist threat in Africa remains persistent, and in many places, is growing,” according read more >>>