Ethiopia is a key partner in fighting the terrorist group al-Shabaab in Somalia.
Ugandan authorities appeared to disrupt a terrorist plot by an al Qaeda-linked group.
Military means are proving less than adequate in the fight against Islamic extremism.
Report says al-Shabaab's head of intelligence was killed in an airstrike.
U.S. forces used Hellfire missiles to attack a site in Somalia.
A Pentagon official told Reuters the strike in southern Somalia was a success.