Somalia Minister of Information speaks to a Group of Military Public Information Officers during CJTF-HOA Public Information Officer Conference

Mustafa Duhulow, Somalia Minister of Information, speaks to a group of military public information officers during the African Mission to Somalia and Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa Public Information Officer Conference at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti on Nov. 6, 2014.

Mustafa Duhulow, Somalia Minister of Information, speaks to a group of military public information officers during the African Mission to Somalia and Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa Public Information Officer Conference at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti on Nov. 6, 2014. Duhulow addressed the group on the importance of countering the narratives of violent extremist organizations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Darrell I. Dean)

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