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Lessons from the Somalia Bombing

When the U.S. military struck at suspected Al Qaeda terrorists in Somalia, it showed its ability to strike anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, the response afterward also showed that the United States still lacks a clear vision or strategy concerning how it should integrate “hard power” counterterrorism tactics with more “soft power” capabilities.

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Lawrence J. Korb

Senior Fellow

Max Bergmann

Senior Fellow

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