August 14, 2012 12:00 AM

East Africa debates what happens to southern Somalia if al Shabab is routed

A long-awaited assault on the southern Somali port of Kismayo that Western governments hope will end the influence of al Qaida’s branch in Somalia has been delayed over last-minute negotiations on how to divide the spoils and avoid more civil war should the city fall.

Related content

Suggested for you



Nation & World Videos