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The remains of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, after the September 2013 Al-Shabaab attack, in which 67 civilians were killed and more than 200 injured. Courtesy of Ben Curtis/AP/Press Association Images.

Has Al-Shabaab Stopped Targeting Civilians in Kenya?

Andrés Pérez
Newsbrief, 5 September 2016
Horn of Africa, Security Policy, Terrorism
Since December 2015, Al-Shabaab appears to have stopped intentionally targeting civilians in Kenya in an effort to win the hearts and minds of local Muslims.

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