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Trump is pulling most US troops out of Somalia
The U.S. military will still be able to carry out counterterrorism strikes within Somalia.
US service member wounded by car bomb and mortar attack in Somalia
'The U.S. service member is in stable condition and receiving treatment for injuries that are not assessed to be life-threatening.'
The surge nobody’s talking about: the US war in Somalia
"Despite continued U.S. airstrikes in Somalia ... al Shabab appears to be a growing threat."
AFRICOM identifies senior al-Shabaab leader killed in February airstrike
AFRICOM claims that the al-Shabaab leader they killed in an airstrike last month was likely Bashir Mohamed Mahamoud, who may have played a role in the deadly Manda Bay attack.
AFRICOM claims it killed leader of deadly raid on US forces in Kenya
The U.S. military in Africa claims it killed a senior leader of al-Shabaab in an airstrike on Saturday, nearly two months after an attack in Manda Bay, Kenya that left one U.S. soldier and two American contractors dead
‘Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated’ — Army general says he’s still alive after terror attack in Kenya
"This is yet another example of the lies, propaganda and fake news coming from al-Shabaab and other malign actors such as Iran and its proxies"
US sends rapid deployment force to Kenya after military base attack kills 3
AFRICOM said it did not suspect the Sunday attack was linked to Iranian retaliation
US service member, DoD contractors killed in attack on Kenyan military base
A U.S. service member and two Defense Department contractors were killed during an attack on a Kenyan military base on Sunday, U.S. Africa Command announced in a statement
How Somali commandos and a US airstrike repelled an insurgent attack on a major military base
Al Shabaab, an Islamist militant group, has launched a string of complex attacks in the past two months on Somali security forces, African Union peacekeepers and — on Monday — European Union and U.S. forces
This Tragic Stat Shows How Much We’re Relying On Elite Combat Units
As the United States wages a protracted war in Afghanistan and a 16-year-long Global War on Terror that has received...