American Thinker: What to Do about Somalia?

Ugandan police secure the site of the Ethiopian Village restaurant in KampalaThe recent horrific bombings in Uganda, carried out by the Somali jihadist group Al-Shabaab on its own admission, should draw our attention to the regional threat to East Africa emanating from Somalia. Indeed, the group declared in February 2010 that the “jihad of Horn of Africa must be combined with the international jihad led by the al-Qaeda network.”It is clear, therefore, that if Al-Shabaab gains sufficient control of Somalia, it will use the country as a base to launch operations against neighboring countrie;: in fact, the group has in the past threatened to wage jihad in Kenya, Uganda, and Burundi.

American Thinker: What to Do about Somalia?

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