Militant groups pooling resources

Friday - 9/16/2011, 11:39am EDT

Terrorist groups maybe merging their efforts in Africa. Top generals at the Pentagon say they fear terrorists are looking for ways to train together and work together in other ways to attack the U.S. General Carter Ham, the commander of the U.S. Africa Command said al-Qaida in the Islamic Magreb, Somalia-based al-Shabaab and Boko Haram - pose a "significant threat". U.S. counterterrorism officials have already turned up evidence of cooperation between Al Qaida, drug traffickers and weapons dealers in West Africa.