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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Trevor Griffey teaches U.S. history at The Evergreen State College, and is a member of United Faculty of Evergreen (affiliated with both the AFT & WEA).