Tag: Military Bases and Installations

Hiding in the Grass: Fear and Confusion as Fighters Overran a U.S. Airfield

WASHINGTON — Armed with rifles and explosives, about a dozen Shabab fighters destroyed an American surveillance plane as it was taking off and ignited an hourslong gunfight earlier this month on a sprawling military base in Kenya that houses United States troops. By the time the Shabab were done, portions of the airfield were burning […]

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