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June 24, 2009
Al-Qaeda fleeing Pakistan for Somalia, Yemen

In a sign that efforts to root out militants in Afghanistan and Pakistan may be making headway, American officials say members of al-Qaeda are beginning to flee the region, heading for places like Somalia and Yemen.

David Sanger of the New York Times, the author of the book “The Inheritance: The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power,” joins Martin Savide to discuss why al-Qaeda members are fleeing and how they might be caught.

For more on al-Qaeda’s role in Somalia, read our Q&A: Somalia’s state of emergency.

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#3

i think intertantional community should take action know before too late becouse al-Qaeda are heading somalia It,s time to stop this extremist.Khawaarij that kill for belief. first they have problem in their mind and the second have the problem that is in the sword.

#2

I think the international community should provide the somali government a military equipment such as tanks and other heavy equipment so they can defeat the extremist.

#1

International communities are not serious nor honest for fighting or stopping terrorists going to Somalia. All we have to do is put a filter on united Arab emirates’ ports , because those are transit and connections are

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