Since 2007, the U.S. State Department has trained about 35,000 African soldiers for an international force in Somalia, mostly deployed to Mogadishu. The African Union is planning to expand its Somalia force from 12,000 to 18,000, the majority U.S.-trained. Training has occurred at these three primary sites: Read related article.

Note: A previous version of this graphic had the region currently labelled as Somaliland as Puntland. | By Laris Karklis/The Washington Post May 13, 2012
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