Kenya Seeks U.S. Military Help for Somalia Operation The Obama administration is reportedly considering a request from Kenya for military assistance in Kenya’s month-old military operation inside Somalia. A force of 2,000 Kenyan troops crossed into Somalia last month in a bid to target the militant group al-Shabab. According to the Los Angeles Times, Kenya has made an urgent appeal to the White House for intelligence and logistical support. http://www.democracynow.org/2011/11/18/headlines#5 Here is ones neighbors, that one cannot ask for help but instead ask someone who will charge the price of your natural resources, and take food out of the mouths of future generations? Just to take care of a little pest control?? I wonder what Jomo Kenyatta would have said about that?