Monday, August 16, 2010

"U.S. indicts 14 for allegedly aiding Somali militants, community fears ethnic-profiling"

I'm quoted in a recent article on Here are the quotes:
“I believe the indictments suggest that al-Shabaab has become more effective at recruiting misguided individuals,” Dr. David Shinn, adjunct professor of International Affairs at the Elliot School of International Affairs, an expert on the Horn of Africa told The Final Call.

“Most of the indictments apply, however, to persons who were recruited several years ago,” he added.

...“I have the impression that American security authorities have significantly increased their monitoring of the Somali communities in the United States and, more importantly, reaching out to Somali leaders in these communities to solicit their help,” Dr. Shinn said.

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