John M. Donnelly

Boston Globe

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Reporter in the Boston Globe's Washington Bureau, formerly its Africa Correspondent

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Eight years after al Qaeda's bombing attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, Somali officials say the ringleader may have been killed by recent air strikes.

US in Fractured Somalia on the Hunt for al Qaeda

Eight years after al Qaeda's bombing attacks on US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, Somali officials say the ringleader may have been killed by recent air strikes.

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