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Somali arrested by U.S. sought to expand al Shabaab - Accused Somali Terrorist Pleads Not Guilty In Manhattan Court.Somali terrorist charged in NYC; Obama team blasted by critics

announced the indictment of a Somali man who allegedly worked for Shabaab and al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame was arrested on April 19 and, according to multiple press reports, held for questioning on board a US Navy ship for two months before being transferred to New York to stand trial.
The unsealed indictment contains multiple allegations linking Warsame to both the al Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab and AQAP. According to the DOJ, Warsame fought for Shabaab in Somalia, received explosives training from AQAP in Yemen, and helped broker an arms deal between Shabaab and AQAP. The DOJ also announced that Warsame is "charged with conspiring from about 2009 until April 2011 to teach and demonstrate the making of explosives, destructive devices and weapons of mass destruction and to distribute such information to others."
Shabaab's ties to AQAP
The indictment of Warsame follows a series of reports connecting Shabaab to AQAP. In late June, the US targeted two Shabaab leaders in a drone attack. An anonymous US military official told the Washington Post that the two had "direct ties" to AQAP cleric Anwar al Awlaki.
Awlaki, like other senior al Qaeda leaders, has praised Shabaab in his propaganda messages. In December 2008, Awlaki called on Muslims to financially support Shabaab and prayed for the group's success inside Somalia. While cheering on Shabaab's efforts to implement Sharia law, Awlaki also advised the group to be patient with Muslims who "are suffering from the illnesses of tribalism, ignorance, and a campaign of defamation of sharia."
"Therefore you need to win the hearts and minds of the people and take them back to their fitrah [natural predisposition]," Awlaki cautioned, according to a translation provided by the NEFA Foundation.
In a January 2010 interview, Shabaab spokesman Sheikh Ali Mohamoud Rage explained that his group had received fighters from Yemen and that Shabaab would return the favor. "We have received fighters from the Arabian Peninsula...I mean in Yemen to bolster our fighters on the ground, and there is no [sic] any other alternative for us to do, but to do as the saying goes One Good Turn Deserves Another," Rage said.
Sheikh Rage's synopsis of Shabaab's ties to its Yemeni jihadist brethren was borne out in December 2010 when 13 foreign fighters were killed during a gunfight with Somali government forces in Mogadishu. The dead fighters included a Yemeni al Qaeda commander named Rajah Abu Khalid. [See LWJ report, Yemeni al Qaeda commander reported killed in Mogadishu clash.]
American officials have repeatedly expressed concern over the growing indications of collaboration between the two groups. In November 2010, NPR cited government officials who were worried about the "markedly increased" coordination between AQAP and Shabaab. "They have been sharing personnel, ammunition and training in a way they had not before," NPR reported.
The Obama administration highlighted Shabaab's "growing transregional ties" in its National Strategy for Counterterrorism, which was released in June.

Somali arrested by U.S. sought to expand al Shabaab -

A Somali national who was secretly captured by the U.S. military in April pleaded not guilty to nine terror-related charges before a Manhattan district court judge Tuesday, and he was remanded to federal custody.

Officials say Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame was captured in April and has been interrogated on a U.S. warship for more than two months. He was then read his Miranda rights, and he reportedly waived them.
Warsame is charged with supporting al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and the Somalian-based terrorist group al-Shabaab and conspiring to teach and demonstrate making explosives between 2009 and last spring. He also has a weapons possession charge dating back to 2007. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said in a statement, "Capturing and bringing Warsame to justice is a body blow to any al-Qaida affiliate that aspires to fill the vacuum of a diminished al-Qaida central. I want to congratulate our military and the NYPD detectives and FBI agents whose collaborative work on the Joint Terrorism Task Force helps to protect New York and the rest of the nation from terrorism on a daily basis."
Warsame faces up to life in prison.President Barack Obama is committed to use civilian courts to try terrorists.

Somali terrorist charged in NYC; Obama team blasted by critics
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Ex-Somali Police Commissioner General Mohamed Abshir

Ex-Somali Police Commissioner  General Mohamed Abshir

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater
Somalia army parade 1979

Sultan Kenadid

Sultan Kenadid
Sultanate of Obbia

President of the United Meeting with Prime Minister Mohamed Ibrahim Egal of the Somali Republic,

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire
Sultanate of Warsengeli

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre
Siad Barre ( A somali Hero )

MoS Moments of Silence

MoS Moments of Silence
honor the fallen

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre  and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie
Beautiful handshake

May Allah bless him and give Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan

May Allah bless him and give  Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan
Honorable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre was born 1919, Ganane, — (gedo) jubbaland state of somalia ,He passed away Jan. 2, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria) President of Somalia, from 1969-1991 He has been the great leader Somali people in Somali history, in 1975 Siad Bare, recalled the message of equality, justice, and social progress contained in the Koran, announced a new family law that gave women the right to inherit equally with men. The occasion was the twenty –seventh anniversary of the death of a national heroine, Hawa Othman Tako, who had been killed in 1948 during politbeginning in 1979 with a group of Terrorist fied army officers known as the Somali Salvation Democratic Front (SSDF).Mr Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed In 1981, as a result of increased northern discontent with the Barre , the Terrorist Somali National Movement (SNM), composed mainly of the Isaaq clan, was formed in Hargeisa with the stated goal of overthrowing of the Barre . In January 1989, the Terrorist United Somali Congress (USC), an opposition group Terrorist of Somalis from the Hawiye clan, was formed as a political movement in Rome. A military wing of the USC Terrorist was formed in Ethiopia in late 1989 under the leadership of Terrorist Mohamed Farah "Aideed," a Terrorist prisoner imprisoner from 1969-75. Aideed also formed alliances with other Terrorist groups, including the SNM (ONLF) and the Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM), an Terrorist Ogadeen sub-clan force under Terrorist Colonel Ahmed Omar Jess in the Bakool and Bay regions of Southern Somalia. , 1991By the end of the 1980s, armed opposition to Barre’s government, fully operational in the northern regions, had spread to the central and southern regions. Hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled their homes, claiming refugee status in neighboring Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya. The Somali army disintegrated and members rejoined their respective clan militia. Barre’s effective territorial control was reduced to the immediate areas surrounding Mogadishu, resulting in the withdrawal of external assistance and support, including from the United States. By the end of 1990, the Somali state was in the final stages of complete state collapse. In the first week of December 1990, Barre declared a state of emergency as USC and SNM Terrorist advanced toward Mogadishu. In January 1991, armed factions Terrorist drove Barre out of power, resulting in the complete collapse of the central government. Barre later died in exile in Nigeria. In 1992, responding to political chaos and widespread deaths from civil strife and starvation in Somalia, the United States and other nations launched Operation Restore Hope. Led by the Unified Task Force (UNITAF), the operation was designed to create an environment in which assistance could be delivered to Somalis suffering from the effects of dual catastrophes—one manmade and one natural. UNITAF was followed by the United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM). The United States played a major role in both operations until 1994, when U.S. forces withdrew. Warlordism, terrorism. PIRATES ,(TRIBILISM) Replaces the Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre administration .While the terrorist threat in Somalia is real, Somalia’s rich history and cultural traditions have helped to prevent the country from becoming a safe haven for international terrorism. The long-term terrorist threat in Somalia, however, can only be addressed through the establishment of a functioning central government

The Honourable Ronald Reagan,

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His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)

His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)
Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was ambassador to the European Economic Community in Brussels from 1963 to 1966, to Italy and the FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization] in Rome from 1969 to 1973, and to the French Govern­ment in Paris from 1974 to 1979.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac 'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac  'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.
Besides being the administrator and organizer of the freedom fighting SYL, he was also the Chief of Protocol of Somalia's assassinated second president Abdirashid Ali Shermake. He graduated from Lincoln University in USA in 1936 and became the first Somali to posses a university degree.

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