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CIA's New Base in Somalia: The Worst-Kept Secret in Mogadishu | The Nation

CIA's New Base in Somalia: The Worst-Kept Secret in Mogadishu

Something is terribly wrong when one can see an ostensibly secret CIA compound in plain site from the tarmac of an international airport. Such is the case in Mogadishu, Somalia, where even the kids on the street know that the walled compound guarded by Somali soldiers in the back corner of Mogadishu's Aden Adde International Airport is part of the CIA's increasing involvement in "counterterrorism" efforts in the country. Meanwhile, what many in the US don't know is that the US government financially supports the training that occurs within the compound.

Jeremy Scahill joined Russia Today to describe his findings in Somalia and the alleged "counterterrorism" policies carried out by the Obama administration. 

Anna Lekas Miller

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