US officials mum amid talk of drone strikes plan for Kenya

Africom public affairs director Chris Karns.

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What you need to know:

  • Africom public affairs director Chris Karns steered clear of the drone issue.
  • Defence Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma did not respond to our queries.
  • Africom is in charge of security cooperation with African countries even though its headquarters is in Stuttgart, Germany.

American officials have dodged the question of Washington considering drone strikes on Kenyan soil in an expanded effort to defeat Al-Shabaab.  

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