Kenya's foreign policy towards Somalia : a contribution to insecurity
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The study seeks to explain and give an understanding of Kenya’s foreign policy towards Somalia. In order to understand the increased security situation; it explains how Kenyan government decisions lead to more al-Shabaab attacks. The study shows how the Kenyan government miscalculation and reactions towards al-Shabaab attacks leads to radicalization. It also gives an understanding on how the increased insecurity contributes to the sabotage of Kenya’s tourism industry. The study therefore applies qualitative methodology in order to give an explanation of increased insecurity in Kenya. The concepts hereby emphasised are operation linda nchi, extrajudicial killings, nyumba kumi, operation usalama watch, radicalization, Westgate siege, Mpeketoni, Mandera, Garissa and El-Ade attacks and al-Shabaab. Kenyan’s foreign policy towards Somalia from 2011 to 2016; a contribution to insecurity will be explain in reference to identities and interest proponent. In order to explain and give an understanding of Kenyan foreign policy towards Somalia, in relation to the resent increased security; the study opens the ‘black box’ to give a deeper meaning of insecurity.