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Biden Reversed Trump Pullout

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  • The American military has killed 17 al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia over the past week — three months after President Biden reversed President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw US forces from the east African nation.
  • Thirteen al-Shabaab fighters were killed in a Sunday airstrike while “actively attacking Somali National Army forces in a remote location” near Teedaan in central Somalia, US Africa Command said in a statement Wednesday.
  • That strike came four days after US forces launched three airstrikes that killed four al-Shabaab members who had attacked Somali forces on Aug. 9.

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