Terror group al-Shabaab's appeal grows in Africa

May 30, 2012 Full story: MSNBC

When Abdullahi slipped across the Kenya-Somali border to join the fighters of Islamist militant group al-Shabaab in 2009, the livestock herder from northern Kenya found himself among recruits from around the globe.

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#1 Jun 1, 2012
Where is "Abdithesword" aka KOTDF, lol, how did Mr "No Kenyan Bantus in Al Shabaab" miss this thread?

"But there was also a large number of fellow Kenyans in the group's ranks. They included, unexpectedly, dozens of young men who did not share his Somali ancestry or language but came instead from the green, tropical heartland of Kenya where Christianity is the dominant religion."

"That's exactly what worries Kenyan and Western security agencies. that al-Shabaab is mentoring a new and increasingly multi-ethnic generation of militants in the region"

The powers of narratives, people, the power of narratives and the power of ideology. Never underestimate the power of narratives and the power of ideology.

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