----- HISTORICAL RECORD -----
The group was formerly known as the Salafist Group for Call and Combat (GSPC). In January 2007, the GSPC changed its official name to the Organization of Al-Qaida in the Land of Islamic Maghreb, or Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). In March 2017, four of the group’s battalions in the Sahel reunified as the Group to Support Islam and Muslims - Jama'at Nasr al-Islam wal Muslimin or JNIM.
AQIM originally concentrated most of its activity in eastern Algeria, though the group has...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2023
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.