US special forces returned to Somalia

Taking the opposite view of a decision by Donald Trump ordering a complete withdrawal from this country ravaged by civil war in the Horn of Africa, Joe Biden intends to target the leadership of the Islamist al-Shebab militias, suspected of wanting to perpetrate attacks comparable to those of al-Qaeda against the United States.

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HAS hardly withdrawn, immediately recalled: the units of the American special forces are returning to Somalia, on the decision of President Joe Biden and in contradiction with the decision taken by his predecessor in the White House, Donald Trump. The revelations of New York Times Monday report a tangible threat to American interests, embodied by the Islamist al-Shebab militias and which justifies this comeback in force in the Horn of Africa.

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