Sahan's Reports

Al-Shabaab as a Transnational Security Threat

24 June, 2021

Harakaat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujaahidiiin, Al-Qaeda’s affiliate in the HoA, has long been perceived as a Somali organisation – albeit one that represents a security threat to the wider region. However, Al-Shabaab has aspired to become a truly regional organisation, with membership and horizons that transcend national borders.

Copyright: IGAD Security Sector Programme (ISSP) and Sahan Foundation

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