It is anyone’s guess who will get a formal “recognition” from President Obama.
In 2013 it was Somalia….
By Karen DeYoung January 17, 2013
The United States formally recognized the government of Somalia on Thursday for the first time in more than two decades, marking what the Obama administration declared a major policy success in bringing that country back from near-collapse.“Today’s meeting has been a long time in the making,” Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said alongside Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud after the two met privately in Washington. “Four years ago, at the start of the Obama administration, Somalia was, in many ways, a different country than it is today,” she said.
As of September 2014 Al-Shabaab remains strong in Somalia exporting terror throughout Africa…
By – Associated Press – Saturday, September 6, 2014
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, named Abu Ubeid Ahmed Omar to be their new leader following the killing of previous leader by a U.S. airstrike, said a commander of the group.The Somali militants unanimously selected Omar on Saturday at a meeting in an undisclosed location in Somalia, said rebel commander Abu Mohammed. Omar is believed to be an assumed name, and the new leader’s real name is not known.
http://www.globalresearch.ca/us-state-sponsored-terrorism/5380222 REPORT: May 2, 2014
“The past several years have seen the emergence of a more aggressive set of AQ affiliates and likeminded groups, most notably in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Northwest Africa, and Somalia.”
WHAT NATION IS NEXT FOR FORMAL RECOGNITION? IRAN? NORTH KOREA?