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Somalia: Current Conditions and Prospects for a Lasting Peace

Categories: Africa,Somalia,Terrorism

http://assets.opencrs.com/rpts/RL33911_20101008.pdf

Describes recent developments including the suicide bombings by Al-Shabaab in Kampala, Uganda in retaliation against nations that sent peace-keeping forces to Somalia and the shuffling of leadership positions in the Somali transition government.  Also provides information on  Al-Shabaab and Islamic organizations in Somalia. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by OpenCRS.org