Nairobi attack: Another stage in globalization of terror
Al-Shabab, an Al-Qaida-linked Somali group, targets Kenya and other African countries that ousted it from power in Mogadishu.
A decade after it was founded, Al-Shabab, which began as a wing of the Islamic Courts Union that ruled Somalia for a short while, has changed from a local movement into a international terror organization capable of complex operations throughout East Africa. Even before it officially became a branch of Al-Qaida early last year, Al-Shabab was spreading its wings, lead by experienced...
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