Leader of al Shabaab killed in Somalia by U.S. air strikes

Leader of al Shabaab killed in Somalia by U.S. air strikes
Leader of al Shabaab killed in Somalia by U.S. air strikes

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))