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Vol 53 No 2

Published 20th January 2012


The war goes regional

In Africa Confidential Vol 53 No 1, we wrote that Al Qaida commander Fazul Abdullah Mohamed had been killed by a United States drone in June 2011 (‘The war goes regional’). In fact, Somali troops shot him dead at a road-block. Kenyan Saleh Nabhan was the Islamist leader who, among others, was killed by a US drone, in 2009 (AC Vol 50 No 19).

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