Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump Sending More Troops to Somalia

Imagine my surprise.

The United States will send several dozen troops to help train Somali forces in their fight against the al Qaeda-linked militant group al Shabab, Pentagon officials said Friday, the latest move in the tit-for-tat escalation in the troubled East African nation, reports Foreign Policy.

This follows a March 30 order by President Trump agreed when he declared Somalia an “Area of Active Hostility,” which grants the military greater authority to launch strikes.


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