Somalia

U.S. Completes Troop Withdrawal from Somalia

U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) announced on Sunday that the United States has effectively completed “repositioning” troops from Somalia in accordance with a directive issued by President Donald Trump in December.

U.S. Army Spc. Kevin Martin, junior sniper, assigned to the 1-186th Infantry Battalion, Task Force Guardian, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, provides security for a 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron (EAS) C-130J Super Hercules during unloading operations at an unidentified location in Somalia Sunday, June 28, 2020. No …

Pentagon: Trump to Pull Most Troops Out of Somalia

(AFP) – President Donald Trump has ordered the removal of most US military and security personnel from Somalia, where they have been conducting operations against the Al-Shabaab militant group, the Pentagon said Friday.

U.S. soldiers patrol near Camp Victory Base, 3 1/4 miles from the capital 14 November 1993, as an unidentified Somali passes by. The U.N. forces are due to resume patrols in the streets of Mogadishu, where they have been absent since 03 November following fighting which killed 18. (Photo by …