A tentative assessment of the Somali Harakat Al-Shabaab

@inproceedings{Marchal2009ATA,
  title={A tentative assessment of the Somali Harakat Al-Shabaab},
  author={Roland Marchal},
  year={2009}
}
Abstract Al-Shabaab appears today as an offspring of al-Qa’idah: a Jihadist organization that is articulating a project beyond Somalia to fight Western interests and set up Islamic States in the region. Its growth has pushed Somalia again into the headlines to the extent that Western states and their allies in the region have been developing security policies to contain and eradicate it. Those policies for the last three years seem to have been dysfunctional and have fostered rather than… CONTINUE READING

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