Somali Writer Takes Aim at Wahhabi Influence in Somalia

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Thu Nov 8 2012, 22:50:00

A Somali analyst, Abdul Ghelleh, takes direct aim at the harmful Wahhabi influence in Somalia in a 8 November 2012 piece in Pambazuka News. He draws parallels with the situation in northern Mali and northern Nigeria. He is also critical of U.S. policy to contain extremism in the region.

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