US airstrikes in Somalia

The World

The US military conducted six airstrikes south of Mogadishu over the weekend. Officials say it was a preemptive strike against fighters for the terrorist group al-Shabab. The World's Carol Hills talks to Atlantic Council's Bronwyn Bruton about the strategy.  

Will you support The World?

There is no paywall on the story you just read because a community of dedicated listeners and readers have contributed to keep the global news you rely on free and accessible for all. Will you join the 219 donors who’ve stepped up to support The World? From now until Dec. 31, your gift will help us unlock a $67,000 match. Donate today to double your impact and keep The World free and accessible.