Tag Archives: War on terror

03 October 19

Africa holds the key to defeating terrorism

On Somalia’s southeast coast, the US outpost of Camp Baledogle is getting a facelift. After al-Shabab militants carried out an attack on the site in September, the US Defence Department has given the green light to “emergency repairs” worth more
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18 July 17

Somalia: Do US intervention create more terrorists?

The United States has a consistent approach to tackling extremism in foreign lands. Bombs drop from the sky, somewhat indiscriminately falling upon innocent civilians and targets identified as terrorist threats. Reports of extremist leaders being killed by airstrikes are pretty
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09 May 17

Somalia: Regional Al-Shabaab leader killed in raid

Somalia says it has killed one of Al-Shabaab’s regional leaders and three other members of the extremist group in a raid.

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06 May 17

Somalia: US soldier killed in mission against Al-Shabaab

A US soldier has been killed in Somalia during an operation against extremist group Al-Shabaab.

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05 May 17

US approves military helicopter sale to Kenya

The Unites States government has approved the sale of twelve American-made helicopter gunships to Keny, as the country seeks to further build its military in the face of growing insecurity.

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16 April 17

Somalia: US sending ‘dozons’ more troops to aid fight against Al-Shabaab

The US is sending “dozens” of additional troops to Somalia as it continues to take a more active role in the battle against Islamist extremist group Al-Shabaab.

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03 April 17

Somalia: What has AMISOM achieved in 10 years?

This month marks ten years since the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) first marched into Somalia, but it’s not the kind of anniversary that inspires celebration. Instead, with the mission set to withdraw by 2020 and Islamist group Al-Shabaab
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10 March 17

Somalia: US to step up offensive against Al-Shabaab

The US is gearing up to increase its military presence in Somalia, as it looks to stop the spread of Al-Shabaab and other terrorist groups in the country.

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30 September 16

Al-Shabaab Attacks Kenya Police Station

Somali militant group Al-Shabaab has attacked a police station in Kenya near the border with Somalia.

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16 July 16

Somalia: 8 Soldiers Killed in Army Base Attack

Eight soldiers were killed on Monday during a car bomb attack on a Somali military training camp.

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