Thursday, September 25, 2014

Kenya and the Challenge of Al-Shabaab

The International Crisis Group (ICG) published on 25 September 2014 a briefing titled "Kenya: Al-Shabaab--Closer to Home."  It reports that al-Shabaab has become more entrenched and active in Kenya following the attack on Westgate Mall a year ago.  The country's immediate post-Westgate  unity has broken down in the face of increasing attacks.  The political elites, security services, and ethnic and faith communities are beset by mutual suspicion and recriminations. 

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