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Sun Jan 22, 2023, 02:47 AM

Al-Shabab: US air strike in Somalia 'kills 30 militants'

Source: BBC News

US Africa Command reports an air strike in support of government troops in Somalia killed approximately 30 Islamist al-Shabab militants.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-64362653



US and Somalia should expect reprisal attacks from al-Shabab.

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Reply Al-Shabab: US air strike in Somalia 'kills 30 militants' (Original post)
C0RI0LANUS Jan 22 OP
AZLD4Candidate Jan 22 #1
C0RI0LANUS Jan 22 #2
AZLD4Candidate Jan 22 #3
C0RI0LANUS Jan 22 #4

Response to C0RI0LANUS (Original post)

Sun Jan 22, 2023, 04:10 AM

1. Somalia is a failed state. Governments need to recognize the functioning government

of Somaliland.

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 22, 2023, 04:30 AM

2. Good point. The international community was quick to recognize South Sudan.

But recognizing Somaliland is one issue-- repairing the economy, gov't. and infrastructure of Somalia is another-- which may be the way to de-fang al-Shabab (and piracy).

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Response to C0RI0LANUS (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 22, 2023, 04:33 AM

3. South Sudan are Christians. Hmmmmmmmmmmm. . .

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Response to AZLD4Candidate (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 22, 2023, 05:24 AM

4. A-ha! And is oil a factor?

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