Diaries from the Shadows: Drones and Special Forces in the War on Terror

By Dan Gettinger On July 15, a U.S. drone strike near Bardhere, in southwestern Somalia, killed Ismael Jabhad, a ranking member of al-Shabab as well as a number of other al-Shabab militants. According to one unnamed U.S. official who spoke with the Associated Press, the strike targeted a large group …