US Army soldiers assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF) board a transport plane in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti in January 2020. Photo: US Air Force via Reuters
US Army soldiers assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF) board a transport plane in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti in January 2020. Photo: US Air Force via Reuters
Africa

Joe Biden sending US troops back to Somalia after Donald Trump pulled out

  • The US president has also given the defence department authority to target about a dozen suspected leaders of the Somali al-Qaeda affiliate known as al-Shabab
  • The moves breathes new life into a two-decade-long global fight against terrorist groups that began following the September 11 attacks

US Army soldiers assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF) board a transport plane in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti in January 2020. Photo: US Air Force via Reuters
US Army soldiers assigned to the East Africa Response Force (EARF) board a transport plane in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti in January 2020. Photo: US Air Force via Reuters
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