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Turkey’s footprint spreading far and wide in Africa

When Turkish-trained security forces cracked down hard on protesters in the Somali capital of Mogadishu last month, a spotlight was turned on the growing African entanglement of a new non-African player: Turkey. Troops from the Gorgor Special Division, trained at Turkey’s TURKSOM military base in the Somali capital, were widely criticized for their violent dispersal […]

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