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March 13, 2015 11:30 am

Military Commander Worries Islamic State Militants in Caribbean Could Reach US Border

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ISIS, rebel fighters in Syria. Photo: Screenshot

ISIS fighters pose after seizing a border crossing. Photo: Screenshot.

The D Brief – The war in Syria has attracted roughly 100 foreign fighters from the Caribbean who could easily make their way to the United States, said the top US military commander for the southern hemisphere.

With little ability to track and monitor foreign fighters when they return, it would be relatively easy for those fighters to “walk” north to the US border along the same networks used to traffic drugs and humans, according to Gen. John Kelly, commander of US Southern Command.

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