AFRICOM

Nick Turse, The Intercept
The general leading the U.S. military’s hidden war in Africa says the continent is now home to nearly 50 terrorist organizations and “illicit groups” that threaten U.S. interests. And today, gunmen reportedly yelling “Allahu Akbar” stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital and seized several dozen hostages. U.S. special operations forces...
Jon Queally, staff writer
The Pentagon confirmed that U.S. forces bombed a location in Somalia on Monday...