An Update on Somalia’s Al-Shabaab

 Source: The Center for Strategic and International Studies published on 23 September 2021 a paper titled “Examining Extremism: Harakat al Shabaab al Mujihideen (al Shabaab)” by Jake Harrington and Jared Thompson. 

This is an overview of al-Shabaab, its strategy and tactics, and its efforts to balance the often-competing goals of  establishing an al-Shabaab-led government in Somalia and advancing the global al-Qaeda brand. 

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