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    In this photo taken Monday, Nov. 21, 2011, a Somali government soldier provides security for visiting media near Dolo in Somalia. (AP Photo/Jason Straziuso)


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    U.S. Marines board a C-5 transport plane bound for Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, at Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1994 as the U.S. military's presence in Somalia winds down. By then, more than a year after entering the country, 44 Army soldiers, Marines and airmen had been killed and dozens more wounded.


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    ** FILE ** Kenyan troops heading to Somalia are pictured near Liboi, Kenya, on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. The troops will stay in southern Somalia until Kenyans feel safe again, the chief of Kenya's armed forces said Saturday. (AP Photo, File)


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    Somali soldiers patrol near a car-bombing site in Mogadishu, Somalia. The bomb exploded near Somalia's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday, killing at least four people including the bomber. (Associated Press)


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    Hawo Mohamed Hassan (left) and Amina Farah Ali were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia. The Minnesota women are both U.S. citizens of Somali descent. (Associated Press)


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    "Otherwise, remember what happened in Uganda's capital," said al-Shabab spokesman Ali Mohamud Rage in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Monday. (Associated Press)


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    **FILE** Al-Shabab fighters display weapons as they conduct military exercises Oct. 21, 2010, in northern Mogadishu, Somalia. (Associated Press)


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    Displaced families who fled famine in Somalia a couple of months ago take shelter in a destroyed building after moving out of their makeshift tents, which became flooded by rains, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Fighting broke out there over the weekend, killing at least 20. (Associated Press)


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    A soldier keeps guard near burned bodies and a smoldering vehicle at the scene of Tuesday's explosion in Mogadishu, Somalia, when a car laden with explosives blew up in front of the Ministry of Education. "The casualties are mostly students and parents who were waiting for results of scholarships," the government said. (Associated Press)


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