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Islamists in Somalia Retreat After Ethiopian Attacks

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Islamists in Somalia Retreat After Ethiopian Attacks

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Islamists in Somalia Retreat After Ethiopian Attacks

Islamists in Somalia Retreat After Ethiopian Attacks

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In Somalia, Ethiopian forces are supporting local government forces in their battle against Islamists. Ethiopian jets have attacked Somalia's two major airports, and there are reports that Islamist fighters have pulled back from the front.

Matt Bryden has been monitoring the conflict from Nairobi, Kenya, for the International Crisis Group and talks with Renee Montagne about the conflict.

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