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U.S. Won’t Say if It Aids Somali Warlords

The U.S. is working with regional and international partners to keep al-Qaida from establishing itself in northeastern Africa, White House press secretary Tony Snow said Wednesday. He would not say whether that included warlords in Somalia. Snow cited Somalia’s lack of a functioning government and said Osama bin Laden’s network uses such chaotic situations to establish terrorist training centers and bases. Somalia is just across the Gulf of Aden from Yemen and the Saudi Peninsula. Full Story

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