Al-Shabab recruits walk down a street on March 5, 2012, in the Somalian capital, Mogadishu, following their graduation. The militant group has transformed from being just a Somali group to a regional network in East Africa. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Al-Shabab: One Terror Group, Many Brands
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Students gather at a distance from the Garissa University College after an attack by gunmen in Garissa, Kenya, Thursday. The attack has injured dozens of people; a siege is ongoing. AP hide caption

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Customers wait to collect money at the Juba Express money transfer company in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Feb. 12. Mohamed Abdiwahab/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Terrorism Fears Complicate Money Transfers For Somali-Americans
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Somali-American youths play basketball before the start of a September 2013 solidarity rally by the Minneapolis Somali community to denounce al-Shabab's attack of a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. Less than a decade after groups of teens from Minneapolis emigrated to Somalia to join the terrorist group, more have been recruited to join the self-declared Islamic State in Syria. Eric Miller/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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For Somalis In Minneapolis, Jihadi Recruiting Is A Recurring Nightmare
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Ahmed Ismail, a soccer coach, runs the West Bank Athletic Club in Minneapolis. His players practice near a large Somali community where young people have been recruited to fight in overseas conflicts. Craig Lassig/AP hide caption

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Yemeni soldiers hold up their weapons at an area seized from al-Qaida in the southeastern province of Shabwa, Yemen, on May 8. President Obama said Wednesday that U.S. strategy against the so-called Islamic State would be similar to how it targeted militants in Yemen and Somalia. Yemen's Defense Ministry/AP hide caption

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Target Of U.S. Raid In Somalia Called A Top Attack Planner
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Friends and relatives of Mbugua Mwangi and his fiancee Rosemary Wahito attended their funeral service Friday in Nairobi, Kenya. Mwangi, who was Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's nephew, and Wahito died in the Westgate Mall attack. Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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