In Somalia, U.S. Troop Withdrawal Is Seen as Badly Timed

Somali presidential elections are scheduled in just a few months, war is erupting in neighboring Ethiopia, and Shebab militants are still strong. The timing, Somalis say, could not be worse.

In Somalia, U.S. Troop Withdrawal Is Seen as Badly Timed
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