Expanding U.S.-trained forces in Somalia - The Washington Post
Since 2007, the U.S. State Department has trained about 35,000 African soldiers for an international force in Somalia, mostly deployed to Mogadishu. The African Union is planning to expand its Somalia force from 12,000 to 18,000, the majority of the troops U.S.-trained. Training has occurred at these three primary sites. Read related article.
The Washington Post.By Laris Karklis/The Washington Post.Published on May 13, 2012, 7:49 p.m.