Journals Higher Education



15 January 2013

208 Pages

ISBN: 9780199327874

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Al Shabaab in Somalia

The History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist Group, 2005-2012

Stig Jarle Hansen

  • Somalia is the only country essentially controlled by an Al-Qaeda networked group: Al-Shabaab
  • Al-Shabaab is the group responsible for the Kenyan kidnappings and linked to Somali piracy
  • Author has appeared on the BBC, CNN and Al Jazeera as an expert commentator on the Middle East and the Horn of Africa