NPR News: Prof. Ken Menkhaus Comments on U.S. Airstrikes

It's unclear whether this week's U.S. airstrikes targeting Ahmed Godane, leader of the al-Shabaab Islamist militant group, hit their intended target. Professor of Political Science Ken Menkhaus joined Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council, and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner to discuss what Godane's death would mean to Somali jihadists.

Listen to the story on NPR.


  • September 4, 2014