Top US Army General worried a few Islamic extremists in the Caribbean could carry out terrorist acts in the region
A top army general in the United States is worried that a few Islamic extremists in the Caribbean could carry out terrorist acts in the region.
Commander of US Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) General John Kelly said about 100 Islamic extremists left the Caribbean region to join Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters in the Middle East last year – some of whom were killed – and the number had risen to about 150 this year.
However, his worry is less about the impact those Caribbean nationals have on the ISIS fight overseas and more about what they can do in their homelands.
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