Members of Somalia’s al-Shabab jihadist movement are pictured during exercises at their military training camp outside Mogadishu, November 2008. (AP)

Al-Shabab: An Interactive Timeline

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The Council on Foreign Relations timeline of the brazen, Somalia-based terrorist organization that is responsible for horrific attacks at home and abroad. 

Ronan Farrow in Nairobi after the 2013 al-Shabab attack on Westgate Mall.

Ronan Farrow Daily, 9/4/14, 1:40 PM ET

Have we neglected terrorism in Africa?

Ronan Farrow talks to people in Nairobi about the 2013 al-Shabaab attack on the Westgate Mall and talks to Peter Pham, director of the Africa Center at the Atlantic Council, about U.S. counterterrorism efforts in Africa.

Al-Shabab: An Interactive Timeline

Updated