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Al-Shabab Attack Unlikely to Prompt Western Interventioni
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October 01, 2013 6:30 PM
The September 21 assault by al-Shabab gunmen on Kenya's Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi claimed the lives of at least 67 people - many of them foreigners. Despite calls for greater Western involvement in the fight against the al-Qaida affiliate, analysts say regional forces will continue to take the lead. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA.

Al-Shabab Attack Unlikely to Prompt Western Intervention

Published October 01, 2013

The September 21 assault by al-Shabab gunmen on Kenya's Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi claimed the lives of at least 67 people - many of them foreigners. Despite calls for greater Western involvement in the fight against the al-Qaida affiliate, analysts say regional forces will continue to take the lead. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA.


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