Global Politics

Amphibious Assault on Somali Port

Kenyan forces say they've captured the Somali port city of Kismayo and effectively routed the Islamist militant group al-Shabab from its stronghold there.

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Host Aaron Schachter speaks with New York Times East Africa correspondent Jeffrey Gettleman. about this extraordinary amphibious attack by Kenya and what it means for the al Qaeda-linked militant group.

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