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President Trump recently signed an order giving U.S. forces there more flexibility to carry out offensive airstrikes and ground raids in Somalia, possibly putting more civilians there at risk.

Here & Now's Robin Young checks in on military action in Somalia with Abdi Samatar, a professor and chair at the University of Minnesota who focuses on the country.

This segment aired on April 11, 2017.

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