List Of Abbreviations And Abbreviations

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LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS AMISOM African Mission in Somalia AIAI Al-Ittihad Al-Islami AS Al Shabaab AQ Al Qaeda GWOT Global War on Terrorism ICJ International Court of Justice ICT Information and Communication Technology ICU Islamic Courts Union IED Improvised Explosive Devises IR International Relations KDF Kenyan Defense Force NFD Northern Frontier District NPPPP Northern Province People 's Progressive Party TFG Transitional federal government UN United Nations USA United States of America WFP World Food Program BIO Broadcast Information Operation FAILED STATE AS A FUNCTION OF THE GROWTH OF TERRORISM IN EAST AFRICA: CASE STUDY SOMALIA Chapter 1 1. Introduction ‘The group Al-Shabaab has released a video calling for attacks on shopping malls in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States in the propaganda video released Saturday.. .’ (Swaine, 2014). ‘For as long as your government [Kenyan] persists in its path of oppression, implements repressive policies and continues with the systematic persecution against innocent Muslims, our attacks will also continue. No amount of precaution or safety measures will be able to guarantee your safety, thwart another attack or prevent another bloodbath from occurring in your cities…’ (Curtis, 2014) Officially recognized as the Federal Republic of Somalia, Somalia is located within the Horn of Africa bordering Ethiopia, Kenya and the Indian Ocean to the
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