THE EAST AFRICAN 8 February 2019 In Summary The Pentagon is running an ongoing mission in which US forces work with African Union and Somali national security forces to fight the Shabaab movement. Since early 2017, the US has increased the number of strikes it conducts, with 35 that year, 47 in 2018 and about 12 so far this year, Waldhauser said. African Union troops...