Islamic Terrorists Feel Oppressed
January 10, 2012: Kenyan forces inside Somalia have noted al Shabaab sharply declining in numbers and lethality. In the last week, Kenyan troops took control of several towns (Fafadun and Eladeand) that al Shabaab withdrew from without much of a fight. It is believed that al Shabaab moved forces from the Kenyan border in order to retake the larger town of Baladwayne to the north. Baladwayne was taken with the help of Ethiopian troops, which al Shabaab finds particularly humiliating. Now al Shabaab is concentrating forces outside Baladwayne for what appears to be a counterattack. Al Shabaab is also waging a propaganda offensive, using twitter and slickly produced videos to portray themselves as victims of various foreign plots to destroy virtuous Somali Moslems (al Qaeda) as part of a Western war on Islam. Meanwhile, al Shabaab continues to become less popular among Somalis. The Islamic terror group is also having a hard time recruiting, and has been caught enticing kids as young as ten to take a gun and join the fighting...more
Kenya navy officers take 24hr patrol within the Somali waters at Ras Kamboni, monitoring any activities of al-shabaab
Al-Shabaab forcing youth to join army).The video which was initially posted on YouTube but has since been withdrawn can still be viewed on other social media networks.He says the war Kenya is fighting in Somalia is not against Al-Qaeda, Al-Shabaab or terrorists but the terms are being used to camouflage the truth.
The report of the UN Somalia and Eritrea Monitoring Group indicates that Sheikh Ali, a former chairman of Muslim Youth Centre in Pumwani, Nairobi, was central in the recruitment of non-Somalis in Nairobi to join Al- Shabaab fighters in Somalia.The report says Al-Shabaab “has extensive funding, recruiting and training networks within Kenya” and has “established connections with jihadist groups across the continent.”.more