Breitbart quotes Africa Center Director J. Peter Pham on how al-Shabaab’s attack on Garissa University in Kenya demonstrates their transition to a more transnational regional terrorist organization:

The Garissa attack, says one expert, is proof that al-Shabaab is a far more organized terror effort than previously believed. J. Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center for the Atlantic Council, said in August that al-Shabaab appeared to be “morphing more and more into a transnational regional terrorist organization,” not a ragtag group of insurgents, and that “intelligence capabilities,” not just airstrikes in Somalia, would be necessary to stop their spread.

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