The Islamic State group has set up training camps in eastern Libya, and although they are not yet well developed, the U.S. is watching them closely, a senior U.S. general said Wednesday.

Army Gen. David Rodriguez, who heads U.S. Africa Command, told reporters at the Pentagon that there may be “a couple of hundred” fighters undergoing training at the sites, but details are sketchy.

“We’ll have to just continue to monitor and watch that carefully in the future to see what happens or whether it grows unabated,” Rodriguez said. […]