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Who is Al-Shabaab?

Published On: Sep 23 2013 10:44:43 AM CDT

Find out more about Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-linked militant group behind the deadly Kenya mall siege.

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With al Qaeda on the retreat in Afghanistan and Pakistan following the killing of Osama bin Laden, some U.S. officials are worried its fighters will increasingly take refuge in Somalia.

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