Evidently the state’s large Somali population is a natural target for recruiters.
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The cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul will participate in a Department of Justice pilot program designed to engage at-risk communities and stop extremists from recruiting Americans to join terror organizations overseas, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger said Tuesday.

Luger, who announced the Twin Cities’ participation in an interview with The Associated Press, said the program will bring more national expertise and resources to address terror recruiting in Minnesota to “build what we hope will be a model for the rest of the country.”