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At Radical Rehab, Al-Shabab Defectors Get 2nd Chance

Young men play football in the afternoon sun. It is a common scene in Somalia, except for the razor wire and guard towers that surround this compound in the town of Baidoa.   The players are all former members of the al-Qaida affiliate in Somalia, al-Shabab, which formed a decade ago and has fought a bloody insurgency against the country's government.   The men left al-Shabab and were chosen for this U.N.-backed rehabilitation program instead of jail. “An...

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