Mukhtar Robow, BBC Interview regarding al-Shabaab’s listing as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, March 2008

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Date
Mar. 2008
Name of Author
Mukhtar Robow
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“Al-Shabab feels honoured to be included on the list. We are good Muslims and the Americans are infidels...We are fighting a jihad to rid Somalia of the Ethiopians and its allies, the secular Somali stooges...We will continue to attack peacekeepers in Somalia, regardless of their nationality." Harper, Mary. "Profile: Somalia's Islamist 'lads'" BBC, March 21, 2008, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7307521.stm.

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