December 16, 2020 | Generation Jihad

The U.S. withdraws from Somalia

Episode 36

Episode 36

Hosts Tom Joscelyn and Bill Roggio discuss President Trump’s decision to order the withdrawal of a small American force from Somalia. Shabaab, al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa, will continue to fight on, waging an insurgency against the Somali government while threatening countries throughout the region and possibly elsewhere as well.

Somalian soldiers parade at a graduation ceremony in Mogadishu on March 5, 2020. (Getty Images)



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