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Hardline Cleric Take Over Leadership in Somalia

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Hardline Cleric Take Over Leadership in Somalia

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Hardline Cleric Take Over Leadership in Somalia

Hardline Cleric Take Over Leadership in Somalia

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Reports say a militant cleric with ties to terrorism is in charge of the capital of Somalia. Guests talk about what is known about the situation in Somalia.

Guests:

Rob Crilly, freelance reporter and contributor to The Christian Science Monitor and Times of London

Ken Menkhaus, associate professor of political science

David Shinn, former Ambassador to Ethiopia