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US Deploys Small Team Of Military Advisers To Somalia

The United States has sent a handful of military advisers to Somalia in recent months to help bolster an African Union force fighting Islamist militants there.
US Deploys Small Team Of Military Advisers To Somalia
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Via AFP:

The United States has sent a handful of military advisers to Somalia in recent months to help bolster an African Union force fighting Islamist militants there, officials said Friday.

The deployment marks the first stationing of US troops in the troubled country since 1993, when two Blackhawk helicopters were shot down and 18 Americans were killed in a disastrous operation.

"The US has established a military coordination cell in Somalia to provide planning and advisory support to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali security forces to increase their capabilities and ...

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