DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. October 27, 2016, 6:25 PM (IDT)
A man armed with a knife who was suspected of being a terrorist from the Al Shabaab organization was shot and killed by local security guards at the entrance to the US embassy in Nairobi on Thursday. There were no casualties among the security guards or the American diplomatic staff.
Our unique angle on these subjects – and strong intelligence dimension – has earned DEBKAfile a global reputation and a steady readership – which skyrockets in times of crisis.