Simon Allison (AFRICA) 11 MARCH 2014 (SOUTH AFRICA) 11:18
Al Shabaab’s on-the-run leader broke cover this week to release a recorded message, in which he exhorted Somalis to fight the good fight against foreign invaders, especially old enemy Ethiopia. It was a typical Islamist propaganda piece, filled with references to God, infidels and the Holy War – but it was also surprisingly perceptive about where Somalia is at the moment, and where it’s going. By SIMON ALLISON.
- Al Shabaab leader urges Somalis to battle old enemy Ethiopia onReuters
- Al Shabaab’s deadly shenanigans on Good Governance Africa
COMMENTS BY SONNY
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE FOR AHMED ABDI GODANE TO FLEE TO FORDSBURG
SOUTH AFRICA HAS LONG BEEN A SAFE HAVEN FOR INTERNATIONAL TERRORISTS.
WILL THE AMERICAN DRONES FOLLOW HIM HERE!