The Somali-Minneapolis Terrorist Axis Over the past two years, at least two dozen young Somali-Americans have disappeared from their homes in Minneapolis. Their parents worry for their safety, while law enforcement officials are concerned about the safety of this country. Evidence is mounting that the young men were recruited in Minneapolis and then traveled to Somalia to join a terrorist organization there. Now the FBI frets that the young men, having trained with a terrorist group in Somalia, may one day return to attack the United States. NPR counterterrrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston has been following this story, talking with law enforcement officials across the country and families and members of the community in Minneapolis.