Al-Shabaab’s Improvised Explosive Device Supply Chain Gambit in Somalia

Al-Shabaab ended 2019 with a truck-borne improvised explosive device (IED) attack that killed at least 82 people and wounded dozens more in Mogadishu, Somalia. It capped a decade of increasingly deadly complex suicide attacks by the Somali terrorist group that routinely involves homemade IED devices constructed from commercially imported chemical precursors. These materials transit through … Continue reading Al-Shabaab’s Improvised Explosive Device Supply Chain Gambit in Somalia