Here’s how the U.N. is working to stop terrorists from getting weapons of mass destruction
The past year’s national security news has been dominated once again by terrorism. Terrorist attacks in Paris, Mogadishu, Istanbul and Brussels — to name just a few — have been carried out by increasingly violent groups like Al-Shabaab, Boko Haram and the Islamic State.
Somaliland police arrest cleric for inciting violence
Police in the northern Somalia republic of Somaliland arrested a local religious leader in the capital Hargeisa on suspicion of inciting violence in the peaceful enclave which had enjoyed stability during Somalia’s decades-old conflict, official said on Tuesday.
British Army team in Somalia on UN peacekeeping duties
A British Army team has arrived in Somalia as part of a United Nations mission to counter Islamist militants.
An advance party of about 10 soldiers from Force Troop Command, 1 Div and Field Army training will support African Union peacekeeping efforts against the al-Shabab group.