Coalitions of Reforms and Democracy CORD, the main opposition party in Kenya has been supporting Somali terror group Harakat Al-Shabaab Al-Mujahideen calls that Kenya Defense Forces pull out of Somalia.
A highly hyped Iranian intelligence brief showed that CORD politician were gaining political mileage by politicizing the terrorism challenge in the country.
Several European and African embassies have warned that Kenya opposition politicians continued politicizing of terrorism threats can only be defined as a political strategy aimed at weakening the current government.
The threat of terrorism in Kenya is both external and internal
In 2014, a CORD politician was accused of being in contact with key Al-Shabaab terrorist leaders.
The politician who is a brother to a CORD governor is also closely associated with MRC land militants who have since 2014 joined hands with Al-Shabaab operatives in the Coastal region of Kenya.