U.S. Africa Command was launched to controversy and has been met with skepticism ever since. Behind two years of mixed messages, a coherent mission might finally be emerging. Here's what you need to know about the world's next U.S. military hub.
The United States sent RPGs, machine guns, mortars, and -- in
the words of one U.S. official -- "cash in a brown paper bag" to
Somalia last spring. Foreign Policy reports on how the shipments
took place, and who's not happy about it.