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Posts Tagged: Westgate
A deeper look at what the Westgate attack tells us about al-Shabaab--and how to respond.
In the wake of the horrific Westgate Mall attack, some nationalist Kenyan politicians are calling for reprisals against the country's Somalis--many of whom are native Kenyans.
Once again, the meaning of “in every crisis there’s an opportunity” may have been twisted.
When Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011, it overturned a 48-year-old policy of not involving itself in the armed conflicts of its neighbors—and now innocent Kenyans are paying the price.
The Nairobi Mall attack ripped open wounds still healing from the electoral violence in 2007 and 2008.