Burkina Faso: <b>Islamic State</b> and al-Qaeda&#39;s New Sanctuary

Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), which the U.S. State ... The Islamic State (IS) has a Sahelian branch that operates in Burkina Faso, Mali, and ... Additionally, with IS having lost its strongholds in Iraq, Syria, and Libya ... in other regions beyond the Levant and Maghreb, including West Africa.