News Somalia: Is the United States Getting Into Another Forever War in Somalia?
Somalia was the site of one of the U.S. military’s biggest disasters in living memory. Two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down and 18 U.S. soldiers killed in a failed operation to capture a warlord in the capital Mogadishu. The incident prompted ...
News Somalia: Under Trump, The Pentagon Has Been Quietly Escalating Its Presence In Somalia
The Trump administration has been quietly but rapidly escalating its campaign against al-Qaeda-linked militants in Somalia, launching almost daily drone strikes in recent days and increasing the number of US troops deployed there almost tenfold since May.
News Somalia: Hundreds more US troops now in Somalia, but Pentagon denies 'build up'
The Pentagon announced in a statement Thursday there are now "more than" 500 US troops on the ground in Somalia. A significant increase from early 2014 when roughly two dozen troops arrived for the first time since 1993 and the Black Hawk Down incident.
News Somalia: IOM, African Development Bank Support Drought-Affected in Somalia
Mogadishu – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is partnering with the Government of Somalia and the African Development Bank (AfDB) to provide emergency humanitarian relief assistance in the form of food and water to an estimated 25,800 drought-affected ...
News Somalia: The DoD Is Quietly Turning Up The Heat On Al-Shabab In Somalia
There are now 500 U.S. troops in Somalia, where the military has carried out daily airstrikes in the past week, but the Department of Defense refuses to call it a buildup. “I would not associate that with a buildup, as you’re calling it,” Lt.
News Somalia: UAE violates UN arm embargo in Somalia
The UAE is violating internationals sanctions on the sale of arms to war-torn countries by supplying Somalia weapons, a UN report has revealed. According to monitors, the continuous support of some foreign countries for terror in Somalia threatens peace ...
News Somalia: Improving the lives of the vulnerable youth in Somalia through vocational skills training
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News Somalia: With Airstrikes and More Manpower, the U.S. Military Asserts Itself in Somalia
Editor’s Note: Every Friday, WPR Associate Editor Robbie Corey-Boulet curates the top news and analysis from and about the African continent. One of Donald Trump’s first policy moves related to Africa was his decision last March to expand the Pentagon ...
News Somalia: Mall of America 'looks like Somalia'
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News Somalia: Saving Somalia Through Debt Relief
Somalia needs humanitarian aid to stem its short-term suffering, but that cash will not break the country's deadly cycles of drought, hunger, and poverty. To do that, the IMF must forgive Somalia's crushing debt, just as it has for nearly every other ...