Organisation/s: Wahdat Al Shabaab Al Islam; Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya
Travel History: Unknown
Skills/Education/Occupation: Salafi scholar
Sheikh Ali Warsame was the leader of Wahdat Al Shabaab Al Islam before the formation of Al-Itihaad al-Islamiya. Warsame is said to have recruited Hassan Dahir Aweys to lead its military wing. In 2009, Warsame attempted to lead negotiations between Al-Shabaab and the Somali government.