Is Somalia Next in the War on Terrorism?

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The US has focused the next stage of its war on terrorism on Somalia, which Secretary of State Colin Powel has called a "lawless" place with a history of affiliation with terrorist groups. American ships are patrolling the seas off the Horn of Africa and US intelligence aircraft are in the skies overhead. Communications have been disrupted and financial assets frozen. What is the threat from Somalia? What can America do there? Will the next phase of the war still look like a war? We look at the risks and rewards of extending the war on terrorism into Somalia and beyond, with Former Assistant Secretary of Defense Lawrence Korb and Africa specialists.
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