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Is the US overseeing torture in Somalia?

An exclusive report on allegations the CIA has been working closely with Somali forces in the interrogation and torture of suspected al-Shabaab members – the militant group linked to al-Qaeda.

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Al-Qaida fighting for hearts and minds in famine-hit Somalia

Men claiming to be al-Qaida operatives are moving into the humanitarian vacuum in Somalia, distributing aid and cash to drought victims in an attempt to win hearts and minds, a Guardian investigation can reveal. On a visit to the sprawling …

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