".US Providing 'Urgent' Arms Aid to Somali Government"
The State Department said Thursday the United States is providing urgent military aid to Somalia's Transitional Federal Government, the TFG, to help it repel what is termed an "onslaught" by Islamist rebels. U.S. officials are also renewing their criticism of alleged Eritrean support for Somali extremists. The Obama administration, which has given strong political support to the besieged Somali administration, is backing that up with an emergency shipment of weapons and ammunition help prevent a militant takeover of the chronically-unstable African state.mmunition help prevent a militant takeover of the chronically-unstable African state...more..http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-06-25-voa43.cfm
U.S. more firmly embraces shaky government in Somalia