Somalia

 
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Globe Trot: Will the president order anti-ISIS airstrikes in Syria?

By Jamie Dean
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International | ISIS: President Barack Obama plans to address the nation tonight in a rare primetime speech, outlining his strategy for confronting the terror group…

Somali youth: We are not terrorists

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | Immigrants living in Kenya say the crackdown on refugees may make the country’s security situation worse

Al-Shabaab militants kill Somali legislators over ‘invasion of Christians’

By Julia A. Seymour
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Terrorism | Islamic extremists with al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for last week’s killing of two Somali legislators who had voted to accept financial support from…

Overcoming the headlines

By Dorothée Moisan
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Somalia | The Somali-American community in Minneapolis—one of the largest in the West—takes on militancy and bad news from Somalia, even as terrorists work to…

Globe Trot: SEALs win one, lose one in weekend raids in Africa

By Mindy Belz
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International | LIBYA: A top al-Qaeda leader wanted for his role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa—and central to building al-Qaeda in Libya and North…

Globe Trot: Skewed views of Egyptian turmoil

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | The media are giving you a skewed perspective of what’s happening in Egypt, according to Ramez Atallah, director of the Egyptian Bible Society: Most…

Globe Trot: FBI admits drones patrol U.S. skies

By Mindy Belz
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International | FBI Director Robert Mueller told a congressional committee his agency uses drones for surveillance on U.S. soil. Mueller said the drone program “is very…

Globe Trot: Did U.S. farm bill worsen Somali famine?

By Mindy Belz
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International | More on the UN report on Somalia’s famine, which killed more than a quarter-million Somalis in less than two years. We all watched it unfold, made worse by…

Hunger wars

By Jamie Dean
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Somalia | A new study shows Somalia’s recent famine killed more than a quarter-million people. Will Somali extremists continue to starve a generation of their own…

Mission accomplished?

By Mindy Belz
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Somalia | Defense cutbacks and victory speeches mislead Americans about growing threats

Exporting insurgency

By Mindy Belz
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Somalia | Somalia's largest terrorist group may be losing its grip within the country but is moving across borders with violence and persecution

Snuffed out

Snuffed out

By Jamie Dean
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Somalia | In Mogadishu, a suicide bomber takes away lives and a ray of hope for a better Somalia

 
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