Quick Hits

Is Al Shabaab really on the way out?

Are government claims that terrorist groups are on the verge of defeat credible or is this just wishful thinking?

Episode 222 – How do we know that a terrorist group is disappearing?

The Somali government has been claiming of late that the Somali National Army has been enjoying great success against Al Shabaab terrorists. It seems that it is just a matter of time before the group no longer poses a threat to the country. But is this true?

By Phil Gurski

Phil Gurski is the President and CEO of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting Ltd. Phil is a 32-year veteran of CSE and CSIS and the author of six books on terrorism.

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