US in Somalia

by | Jan 16, 2020

Rick writes:

I’m looking for a podcast where you describe the origins of Al Shabaab.

I know that Somalia was coming along well under the Islamic courts Union, then we screwed it up when GW asked Ethiopia to invade.

Any help is much appreciated.


Me:

Here’s a ton.

Here’s an article I wrote about it.

Here’s Tom interviewing me about it.

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