A US delegation led by General Stephen J. Townsend, head of the US Africa Command, meets President Muse Bihi Abdi in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa last week. Photo: Handout
A US delegation led by General Stephen J. Townsend, head of the US Africa Command, meets President Muse Bihi Abdi in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa last week. Photo: Handout

US military may get access to strategic Somaliland port, airfield

  • Top Pentagon officials visited Hargeisa last week, and toured the newly renovated port and airport at Berbera
  • President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order to redeploy troops to Somalia, where al-Shabab has been waging a deadly insurgency

A US delegation led by General Stephen J. Townsend, head of the US Africa Command, meets President Muse Bihi Abdi in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa last week. Photo: Handout
A US delegation led by General Stephen J. Townsend, head of the US Africa Command, meets President Muse Bihi Abdi in the Somaliland capital Hargeisa last week. Photo: Handout
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