US Backed Forces Launch Military Offensive in Somalia as Aid is Used As A Weapon of War - by Susan Garth
"African Union forces have launched a military offensive against the al-Shabab militia in Somalia. The AU is propping up the Transitional Federal Government that was installed by the US-backed Ethiopian invasion of December 2006...
Somalia is currently in the middle of the worst drought in the region for 60 years. The pretext offered for the offensive was the need to defend famine-relief efforts. A drought which has put 12 Million people at risk across East Africa has become the the pretext for the US to step up military aggression through its proxy forces.
Somalia has become a focus for Obama's war on terror.."