Monday, September 8, 2014

Al-Shabaab Names New Leader and Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda

The Long War Journal published on 6 September 2014 an article titled "Shabaab Names New Emir, Reaffirms Allegiance to Al-Qaeda" by Thomas Joscelyn.  The replacement for Ahmed Abdi Godane is Sheikh Ahmad Umar, also known as Abu Ubaidah.  Al-Shabaab reaffirmed its allegiance to al-Qaeda.

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