How Shabaab is losing the battle, but maybe winning the war - By Abdi Aynte

From African Arguments Wed Nov 21 2012, 06:36:50

The Somali militant group al-Shabaab is currently losing ferocious battles against Kenyan troops in Southern Somalia -  part of an African Union peacekeeping mission. However, they are winning a strategic war back in Kenya; this is the battle for hearts

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