Leader of al Shabaab killed in Somalia by U.S. air strikes
Last week , Ahmed Godane, the leader of the Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab, was killed in a U.S. drone strike. Al Shabaab has already named a new leader and has promised he’ll bring “great distress” to their enemies. We’ll take a look at U.S. policy in Somalia with Ahmed Samatar, dean of the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College.
(photo: In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 African Union (AU) soldiers from Uganda gather as they prepare to launch an offensive against al-Shabab strongholds in the Lower Shabelle region of Somalia. (AP Photo/AMISOM, Tobin Jones))