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Encounter

Encounter


AL-SHABAB & BOKO HARAM Islamist militant group al-Shabab is battling the UN-backed government in Somalia and has carried out attacks in neighboring Kenya. Who are they? J. Peter Pham, director of the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center and Lauren Ploch Blanchard, Africa analyst at the Congressional Research Service, an arm of the Library of Congress, discuss with host Sarah Williams al- Shabab, as well as mark the first anniversary of the kidnapping by Boko Haram the Nigerian girls.

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