The official reason for the US presence in Somalia is to fight the perennial war against terrorism, due to the country's location. The real reason is oil.
Not everyone who donated to super PACs wants the public to know that they did. One of the favored vehicles for these secretive donations is limited liability companies.
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Sarah van Gelder is co-founder of YES! Magazine. Follow the Edge of Change Road Trip here, and connect with Sarah on Twitter @sarahvangelder.