Somalia

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
President Donald Trump relaxes rules of military engagement in Somalia at a time of extreme drought and famine in the region. Reporters warn that with more groups of people moving around in search of food and water, this could increase "the risk of mistaking civilians as Islamist fighters." (Photo: Expert Infantry/cc/flickr)
The U.S. war against terror, expanded in the shadows with covert drone strikes under former President Barack Obama, has come screaming into daylight with the Trump administration's rapid widening of the battlefield and stripping of protections for civilians in besieged nations. On Thursday, the Pentagon announced that President Donald Trump had...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
At least 31 Somali refugees are dead after the boat they were traveling in from...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Update: President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order that...