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Vol 53 No 19

Published 21st September 2012


As Amisom targets Kismayo, Al Shabaab changes tactics

The campaign against Al Haraka al Shabaab al Mujahideen is suffering from divisions within the African Union Mission in Somalia and fears over poor tactics, military observers have told Africa Confidential. Kenya is pursuing its own national interest ahead of the policy it agreed at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), say Amisom sources.

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