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HomeVideoU.S. begins withdrawing troops from Somalia, but regional hurdles remain

U.S. begins withdrawing troops from Somalia, but regional hurdles remain


The U.S. military began drawing down this week in Somalia as part of President Trump’s vow to reduce overseas deployments. Some 700 U.S. troops have been training Somali forces to defend their country against the extremist group al-Shabab. But they will now have to conduct that mission from elsewhere, raising fears among some Somalis that the move will leave them vulnerable. Nick Schifrin reports.

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