Trump's Tactics Force U.S. Diplomat in Nairobi to Quit
U.S. President Donald Trump team's growing emphasis on military action against Somalia-based militants Al-Shabaab has reportedly forced the political officer with the US Somalia Mission, Elizabeth Shackelford, to resign. Trump's military-focused foreign policy allegedly stands in contrast to the Barack Obama regime's more cautious diplomacy-oriented approach to Somalia.
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Political officer with the U.S. Somalia Mission Elizabeth Shackelford interacts with university students in Mogadishu (file photo).
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U.S. President Donald Trump greets Kenya's First Lady Margaret Kenyatta at the 43rd G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy.
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