Tuesday, March 8, 2016

U.S. forces have killed 150 fighters from Al-Shabaab in Somalia using manned aircraft and drones

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Getting the job done is possible if there’s a will to do it. 
But, why isn’t this kind of thing done more against ISIS?

CNN reports in a move to stop what the U.S. military said was an imminent threat against U.S. troops and African peacekeeping forces in Somalia, a U.S. strike in Somalia killed as many as 150 suspected Al-Shabaab fighters, the Pentagon said Monday. 

The Pentagon initially characterized the attack as a drone strike, but later clarified that the operation involved both manned and unmanned aircraft.

The strike took place Saturday, 120 miles north of Mogadishu at a training site called 

"Raso Camp," according to Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis.

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