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Al-Shabab Fighters Loyal to Islamic State Complicate Somalian Security

Members of al-Shabab in Somalia who recently pledged allegiance to Islamic State are moving into the Somalian capital of Mogadishu, according to a senior intelligence analyst. Colonel Abdullahi Ali Maow, a former national intelligence officer who now heads the new Mogadishu-based Somalia Institute for Security Studies, told VOA that some al-Shabab members are fleeing to the capital and to areas near the border with Kenya because they were overpowered in the region of Middle Juba. Maow...

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