Al Qaeda-Linked Somali Terrorists Buying U.S. Weapons

Wired reports that according to “controversial war correspondent Robert Young Pelton at his new Somalia Report website,” the United States has been indirectly supplying the al Qaeda-linked group al-Shabab in Somalia with weapons and ammunition. “Half of the U.S.-supplied weaponry that enables cash-strapped Ugandan and Burundian troops to fight Somalia’s al-Shabab terror group is winding up in al-Shabab’s hands,” Wired’s David Axe writes. “The kicker,” Axe says, “it’s the cash-strapped Ugandans who are selling the weapons to the insurgents.” Read more here.