US military advisers deployed to Somalia to help African forces

By Reuters | Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:29 PM

WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. military has established a unit of fewer than five troops in Mogadishu to advise African and Somali forces as they try to take control of Somalia from the al-Qaeda-affiliated al Shabab militant group, a spokesman said on Friday.

Army Colonel Tom Davis, a spokesman for U.S. Africa Command, said U.S. forces began establishing the Mogadishu Coordinating Cell in October ...

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