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US forces in combat in Somalia as AFRICOM plans for war across continent – World Socialist Web Site

US forces in combat in Somalia as AFRICOM plans for war across continent – World Socialist Web Site

American military forces launched combat actions in the East African country of Somalia on Tuesday, destroying at least three military vehicles manned by fighters with the militia group al-Shabab.

US personnel provided “defensive fire,” including salvos of helicopter-based missiles, during fighting near an African Union (AU) checkpoint manned by Ugandan troops.

The US troops, who are deployed to Somalia as “advisors” to the African Union AMISOM force…

Source: US forces in combat in Somalia as AFRICOM plans for war across continent – World Socialist Web Site