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AQIM Expanding Reach in West Africa

The deadly terror attack in Ivory Coast Sunday was the latest in a recent string of high-profile attacks in previously untouched parts of West Africa. The attacks have all been claimed by the same group, al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, which not only appears to be bouncing back after the 2013 regional military intervention in Mali but also shifting strategy. Sunday’s attack on a beach resort near Abidjan marked al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb’s farthest reach yet outside its traditional...

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