December 19, 2012

The Last Stand of Somalia's Jihad

James Verini, Foreign Policy

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Can Kenya's invasion of Kismayo put an end to al-Shabab for good?

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TAGGED: Kismayo, al-Shabab, al-Shabaab, Kenya, Africa, Somalia


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America's Out-of-Control Drone War
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