Religion of death. From beginning to end. “You love life, we love death,” is the Islamist battle cry. And it doesn’t just involve exterminating and enslaving non-Muslims.
How is the carnage at an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi linked to a surge in the poaching of wild elephants in Africa?
Elephants are being slaughtered in record numbers in Africa. As reported in The Washington Post last summer, more than 30,000 elephants were killed by poachers last year, the largest number in decades. Over the last five years there has been a huge spike in poaching that threatens the extinction of one of the planet’s most intelligent and iconic species.
Al-Shabaab finances as much as 40% of its operations this way. The supply of ivory for al-Shabaab and other militant groups is, obviously, dead…
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