In this episode of OrionTalks, join host Suat Cubukcu as he sits down with Dr. Daisy Muibu to delve into the escalating violence in Somalia by al-Shabaab and the efforts to counter the Salafi-Jihadist group. Dr. Muibu, an expert on terrorism and domestic security in East Africa, shares her insights on al-Shabaab's goals, the effectiveness of the Somali government and its international partners in combating the insurgency, and the potential for peace and stability in the region. The discussion also touches on the support of the United States and international organizations in aiding the Somali government in its fight against insurgent groups.
Dr. Daisy Muibu is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and a Research Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her research examines the relationship between terrorism, domestic security sector actors, counterterrorism/counterinsurgency, the public, and civil conflict.