Target Of U.S. Raid In Somalia Called A Top Attack Planner

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Heavy smoke rises from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday. The Somali militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack. Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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Somali women and children wait to get medicine in July 2008, from a clinic run by Doctors Without Borders about 20 miles south of Mogadishu. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ali Maow Maalin said he avoided getting the smallpox vaccine as a young man because he was afraid of needles. He didn't want others to make the same mistake with polio. Courtesy of the World Health Organization hide caption

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A Yemeni child receives a polio vaccine in the capital city of Sanaa. The Yemen government launched an immunization campaign last month in response to the polio outbreak in neighboring Somalia. Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Polio Eradication Suffers A Setback As Somali Outbreak Worsens

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Health workers vaccinate a boy against polio at a May immunization drive in Mogadishu, Somalia. Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP hide caption

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Polio Outbreak In Somalia Jeopardizes Global Eradication

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An undated screen image of footage shot by Al-Kataib Media, showing Denis Allex, a French hostage allegedly held by Somali militants, who was reportedly killed during the failed rescue mission. MAXPPP/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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In October, kidnapped French intelligence agent Denis Allex appeared in a video shot by his captors. In the video, Allex pleads for French President Francois Hollande to negotiate for his release. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Somali chef Ahmed Jama holds up freshly caught spiny lobsters he's about to cook in one of his restaurants in Mogadishu. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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At His Own Risk, Somali Chef Creates Gourmet Haven In War-Weary Mogadishu

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Ambulances are parked outside the Mogadishu National Theatre on Wednesday after a suicide attack in the Somali capital. A young woman strapped with explosives blew herself up on at a ceremony in the Somali national theater attended by the prime minister and other officials. Abdurashid Abdulle/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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