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Al Shabaab Is Poised to Surge in East Africa

Thomas Abi-Hanna
Global Security Analyst, Stratfor
Jan 15, 2020 | 09:15 GMT
Smoke rises from a U.S. military base in Lamu County, Kenya, on Jan. 5, 2020, after an al Shabaab attack.

Smoke rises from a U.S. military base in Lamu County, Kenya, on Jan. 5, 2020, after an al Shabaab attack.

(Xinhua/Xin Huashefa via Getty Images)

The first-ever attack by the Somali militant group on a U.S. base in Kenya portends greater insecurity in East Africa....

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