Who is Al-Shabaab?

Published: Sep 23 2013 11:44:43 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 02 2014 08:33:20 AM EDT

Find out more about Al-Shabaab, the al Qaeda-linked militant group bombed by U.S. drones in Somalia.

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The U.S. military carried out a suspected drone strike in Somalia overnight, supposedly targeting a meeting of top Al-Shabaab leaders. Find out more about these Islamic militants linked to al-Qaeda that are a growing international threat.

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