United States Department of State, 2009 Country Reports on Terrorism - Burundi, 5 August 2010, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4c63b65126.html [accessed 25 November 2015]
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The United States has provided training and assistance to Burundi, and its recent contribution of troops to the African Union Mission in Somalia, brought threats from the Somalia-based terrorist group al-Shabaab. Aware of its limited counterterrorism capabilities, Burundi has asked the international community for assistance and expertise in countering terrorism.