Kenyan forces believe they’ve finally freed all remaining hostages and surrounded the remaining terrorists following a multiday siege on the Westgate shopping mall in Kenya. At least 62 people have been killed. Here’s the latest from CNN.

+ The NYT reports that the Kenya mall attack shows the resilience of a Somali terror group known as the Shabab.

+ Christopher Dickey in The Daily Beast: “How, exactly, do you guard against people willing to slaughter innocents as they work, or shop or play, far from any battlefield or confrontation?”

+ The group claiming responsibility for the attack is claiming that some of the participants were from the United States.