Kenya Defence Forces soldiers
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Foe to friend: Police in North Eastern take new path in terror war

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers patrol Tabda in the central sector of Somalia during 'Operation Linda Nchi' on February 20, 2012. Inset: Interior Cabinet Secretary Prof Kithure Kindiki

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What you need to know:

  • Kenya has applied several tactics in dealing with the al-Shabaab menace including excessive force
  • Security agencies in the region are now being urged to strike a working relationship with locals.