DJIBOUTI CITY, Djibouti — Around the clock, about 16 times a day, drones take off or land at a U.S. military base here, the combat hub for the Obama administration’s counterterrorism wars in the Horn of Africa and the Middle East. Some of the unmanned aircraft are bound for
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Hillary Worth Chickens, According to Khalaf Fuad Mohamed Khalaf, Al-Shabaab’s top fundraiser by US reckoning, mocked the US offer of massive bounties for the capture or death of his organization’s leadership, including the $5 million bounty for him personally. Khalaf, whose audio statement was posted on several militant websites, also
Al-Shabaab: ‘Black Colonialists of Ethiopia Do Not Scare Us’ Witnesses in the central town of Guriel, Somalia report that Ethiopian soldiers have invaded the region in the largest numbers since they declared “victory” in December 2008 and withdrew from their multi-year attack. The Ethiopian move is being touted as an