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“The September 2013 Terrorist Attack in Kenya,” a new backgrounder from the Congressional Research Service, looks at U.S. policy in Somalia and comes up with as many questions as answers.
Among the questions: “What has been the legal justification for U.S. strikes in Somalia?” and “Does al Shabaab pose a direct threat to the United States?”
Good questions, but as usual, we're stuck trying to answer them with limited information, after the key decisions have already been made.
This article originally appeared in The Washington Examiner.