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Media Turn to Davidson Political Scientist for Analysis of Terror Attack in Kenya

by Davidson College

Prof. Ken MenkhausMedia worldwide have sought out Professor of Political Science Ken Menkhaus recently for his analysis of the al Shabaab terrorist group’s attack on the mall in Nairobi,  Kenya. Menkhaus is a close follower of events in Somalia, where al Shabaab is headquartered. In a blog entry he wrote shortly after the attack for ThinkProgress, Menkhaus said the attack was “an act of desperation by a jihadi group beset by internal power struggles and plummeting support.” Menkhaus is in India this semester directing Davidson’s semester abroad program there. Read the blog post »

Public Radio International (PRI)

Prof. Menkaus was interviewed by Public Radio International's The World. The audio of the interview is included below.

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