Al-Shabab warns of more attacks against Kenya and U.S. interests

World Jan 9, 2020

Al-Shabab warns of more attacks against Kenya and U.S. interests

Somali Islamist group al-Shabab on Wednesday warned Kenya "will never be safe," threatening tourists and calling for more attacks on U.S. interests after they stormed an American base at the weekend. The al-Qaida-linked group said its attack on Camp Simba, in which three Americans were ...

Pentagon weighs pulling U.S. troops from West Africa: report

World Dec 25, 2019

Pentagon weighs pulling U.S. troops from West Africa: report

The Pentagon is looking into reducing or even withdrawing U.S. troops from West Africa, part of a worldwide redeployment of military forces, the New York Times reported Tuesday. There are between 6,000 and 7,000 U.S. troops in Africa, mainly in West Africa but also in ...