They're a resilient terrorist group that is proving hard to eliminate.
Par for the course.
Before dawn on Thursday morning, Somali al-Shabab militants attacked Garissa University in Kenya -- just over 200 miles from Nairobi.
President Barack Obama is well-loved in Kenya. Natives laud his Kenyan heritage, call him "brother" and "cousin," and claim to know his grandmother still lives in the southwest region. Nairobi streets are dotted with passport photo advertisements, emblazoned with Obamas face.
After 67 people were killed in last month’s terrorist attack at the Westgate mall in Kenya, it looks like the international community could be engaging in a gun control debate of its own.