Africa

Media-Savvy Militants Luring Foreigners for 'Holy War' in Somaliai
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Henry Ridgwell
November 27, 2012
The Islamist militant group al-Shabab, in Somalia, has lost much ground in recent months to African Union and Somali government forces. But analysts warn that al-Shabab is fighting an increasingly sophisticated media war and is actively recruiting foreign fighters to join its ranks. Henry Ridgwell reports.

Media-Savvy Militants Luring Foreigners for 'Holy War' in Somalia

Henry Ridgwell

Published November 27, 2012

The Islamist militant group al-Shabab, in Somalia, has lost much ground in recent months to African Union and Somali government forces. But analysts warn that al-Shabab is fighting an increasingly sophisticated media war and is actively recruiting foreign fighters to join its ranks. Henry Ridgwell reports.


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