Military Shifts Focus to Threats by Russia and China, Not Terrorism

The Pentagon says the military is too stretched to both fight insurgents and prepare for war with great world powers.

U.S. Put 92 Somalis on a Deportation Flight, Then Brought Them Back

The Somalis boarded a flight to the war-torn country on Thursday, but the plane only made it as far as Senegal. Immigration officials cited logistical issues.

After Huge Truck Bombings, U.S. Steps Up Attacks Against Somali Militants

The Trump administration has redoubled its campaign to defeat the Qaeda-backed Shabab, but the group has proved to be a potent and resilient killing force.

U.S. Bombs ISIS in Somalia for the First Time

A pair of strikes against the Islamic State marked an expansion of the American-led air campaign as the group was losing ground in Syria and Iraq.