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Aala Abdelgadir

research assoc. for CFR's Civil Society, Markets & Democracy Initiatiative

Aala Abdelgadir is a research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative.

How Kenya’s Counterterrorism Effort Turned Counterproductive

Even the staunchest anti-Shabaab Somali community feels alienated by the security forces’ brutal tactics.