Wednesday, September 28, 2016

US launches ‘self-defense strike’ against Shabaab in southern Somalia | The Long War Journal

US launches ‘self-defense strike’ against Shabaab in southern Somalia | The Long War Journal



The Obama administration and US military leaders continue to attempt to hide direct combat operations behind the mission of advising and assisting the “counterterrorism operations” of foreign governments and militaries. United States African Command, or AFRICOM, announced today that it launched what it described as “a self-defense strike” against Shabaab, al Qaeda’s branch in Somalia and East Africa, to protect US advisors who were accompanying a Somali counterterrorism force.



More stuff Lester Hold should have asked about at the debates.

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