ISIS Shows Off Images of Libyan Fighters Loyal to Them

The terror group has made inroads in the country.

Men in camouflage gear and balaclavas waved Islamic State flags and drove what appeared to be brand new Toyotas.

U.S. officials believe there are a "couple hundred" militants in Islamic State training camps in eastern Libya but as Christopher Chivvis, associate director of the International Security and Defense Policy Center and a senior political scientist with the Rand Corporation, told ABC News this week these fighters are not necessarily taking orders from ISIS core.

“More likely,” he said, "they’re inspired by the idea of what appears to be the most popular and most gruesome jihadists organization today. ... And it’s clear that ISIS is actively trying to encourage them.”

"But if they say they're [ISIS], then my view is, they are," Chivvis said.

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