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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Richard A. Fineberg is an independent, Alaska-based oil and gas policy analyst who has reported on Alaska petroleum development issues and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline since 1975.