On September 17, 2009 Al Shabaab suicide bombers rammed through the security gate of AMISOM’s HQ in Somalia, killing 21 and wounding 40
On September 2, 2018 an Al Shabaab suicide bomber blew himself up at a government office in Mogadishu killing 3 and wounding 14
On July 5, 2016 Al Shabaab terrorists beheaded two staff from a Somali telecommunications company whom they accused of “cooperating with the enemy”
On July 2, 2016 Al Shabaab launched mortars at the town of Baidoa killing two little girls and wounding 19.
On May 24, 2014 Al Shabaab claimed a suicide attack on a restaurant in Djibouti, killing one and wounding dozens.
On this day in 2012 at least six people were killed and more than 60 injured in an attack at a busy bus station in the Kenyan capital city, Nairobi
On this day in 2012 at least 15 people were killed and more than 20 people injured when a car bomb exploded near a cafe in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu
On this day in 2011 Somali pirates seized a Mongolian-flagged bulk carrier off the coast of Oman, and its Vietnamese crew of 24 people.
When terrorists kill terrorists it is a good day (provided that innocent civilians do not also die in the process). One less terrorist to worry about is a good thing.
One sure sign that someone is become radicalised, perhaps violently so, is their rejection of democracy.