Ethiopian, Islamist Forces Clash in Somalia

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This weekend, Ethiopian aircraft and tanks attacked Islamist forces in Somalia, and a long-simmering feud in the Horn of Africa erupted into open warfare. Guests discuss the roles of Ethiopia, Eritrea, al-Qaida and the United States in Somalia.

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Jonathan Landay, national security and intelligence correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers

Rob Crilly, freelance reporter and contributor to the Christian Science Monitor and Times of London

Ambassador Samuel Assefa, Ethiopian ambassador to the United States

Herman Cohen, assistant secretary of state for Africa under President George H.W. Bush, from 1989 to 1993

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