Abu Mansoor al-Amriki http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31269/all en An American jihadi in Somalia with few friends left http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/american-jihadi-somalia-few-friends-left <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Once his reputation was of a feared fighter, an American-born extremist who left small town Alabama to wage war alongside Al-Qaeda-linked Somali Islamists and who called on other foreigners to join.</p> <p>Today, Omar Hamami -- better known as Abu Mansoor al-Amriki or "the American" -- has split from the insurgents, who want to kill him.</p> <p>He cuts a forlorn figure: homesick, stuck somewhere in Somalia, and telling anyone who will listen about his apparently doomed career path.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/american-jihadi-somalia-few-friends-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abu Mansoor al-Amriki Africa Islam Islamic terrorism War AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 06:15:32 +0000 5749688 at http://www.globalpost.com