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Somalia: U.S. Ponders Re-Arming Amisom Amid Terror Groups Merger | allAfrica.com

The United States is considering additional assistance to the African Union military mission in Somalia (Amisom) in the wake of an announced merger between Al-Shabaab and Al-Qaeda.

“Obviously, it’s bad and it’s dangerous,” State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said on Friday in response to reports of a linkup of the two groups. “And it’s further to our grave concerns about Al-Shabaab and the danger it poses in that part of the world.”

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