America’s Half a Century of War in Somalia Comes to an End. Sort Of

Despite Trump’s decision to remove troops from Somalia, ramped-up airstrikes and record death tolls prove that America’s bloody legacy in the region is not over.

US airstrike in Somalia

Like so many of the conflicts around the world today, the ongoing war in Somalia dates back to the proxy wars between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. With the latter now a historical relic, American involvement in the East African nation has continued under the guise of the "war on terror," in order to maintain a geopolitical edge in the Horn of

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