MPR News: Menkhaus Offers Analysis of Latest al-Shabab Action

Minnesota Public Radio called on Professor of Political Science Ken Menkhaus for analysis of the release of a new video by the Somali terrorist group al-Shabab. The video called for supporters to carry out a "lone wolf" attack inside the United States. Menkhaus has been studying Somalia and its competing factions for many years, and noted that recruitment of new al-Shabab members from the diaspora has slowed to a trickle in recent years.

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  • May 19, 2014