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Nairobi Attack Reveals Al-Qaida’s Influence in Horn of Africai
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September 24, 2013 9:47 PM
The attack by al-Shabab militants on Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall has raised fears that the group is broadening its aim beyond winning control of its homeland, Somalia. Security analysts say al-Shabab has morphed from a regional militant group to a terrorist organization closely aligned with al-Qaida. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.

Nairobi Attack Reveals Al-Qaida’s Influence in Horn of Africa

Published September 24, 2013

The attack by al-Shabab militants on Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall has raised fears that the group is broadening its aim beyond winning control of its homeland, Somalia. Security analysts say al-Shabab has morphed from a regional militant group to a terrorist organization closely aligned with al-Qaida. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.


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