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  • Earlier this month, after meeting senior Nigerian officials in Lagos, the commander of the U.S. military's Africa Command, Army Gen. Carter F. Ham, said "multiple sources" of intelligence indicated there are growing ties between Boko Haram and AQIM and al Shabab.

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  • "I like the fact that al-Shabab and other extremist leaders in some parts of the world don't know where we are, what we might do, what we are doing, what we're not doing," he said.

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