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Anti-Terror Force in E. Africa Criticized

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Anti-Terror Force in E. Africa Criticized

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Anti-Terror Force in E. Africa Criticized

Anti-Terror Force in E. Africa Criticized

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More than 2,000 U.S. Marine, Navy and special operations forces are based Djibouti, making it one of the U.S. military's largest anti-terrorism efforts in East Africa. But with the recent closing of U.S. embassies in Ethiopia and Kenya, some analysts question the effectiveness of anti-terror headquarters, pointing to its mixed record. Hear NPR's Eric Westervelt.