Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Under Increased Pressure

 The International Crisis Group posted on 11 January 2023 a 35 minute podcast titled "Somalia's Offensive against Al-Shabaab" with Omar Mahmood and Alan Boswell.

Over the past few months, Somali government forces have consolidated gains against al-Shabaab in a large-scale offensive in central Somalia initiated by local clan militias.  At the same time, the government is confronting a serious drought.