It is not easy to single out a recruit or recruiter. It is even more difficult because the stereotype of your typical terrorist has moved from an individual of Arabic or Somali extraction to just about anyone. Terrorist groups are now made up of university students, young, charismatic and eloquent youths who have been brainwashed and who are ready to kill, a security consultant has said.
Security Forces Grapple With Changing Face of Terrorism
Nation, 11 April 2018
Details of a terrorist attack foiled by police last month show that al-Shabaab local operatives are increasingly posing a grave danger to Kenya. Read more »
Al-Shabaab Reportedly Overran Kenyan Troops
Shabelle, 10 April 2018
The Al-Shabaab has attacked Kenyan military forces in Fahfahdhun area in Somalia's southwestern Gedo region, killing an unknown number of soldiers. Read more »
Police Place U.S.$8000 Bounty On Al-Shabaab Terrorists
Shabelle, 7 April 2018
Kenya Police on Thursday placed $8000 bounty on eight Al-Shabaab terrorists. Read more »
Al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia (file photo).
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