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 corporations - especially limited liability companies.
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Mattea Kramer is research director at National Priorities Project, where Jo Comerford is executive director. They authored A People’s Guide to the Federal Budget and serve as regular commentators for media outlets across the country.