(1) Amount of military and economic aid currently awarded by U.S. to Somalia. (2) Participation of Somalia in U.S. joint military exercises this fall. [SOM2365]

For information regarding the above noted questions please see attached an exerpt from the GAO report entitled "Somalia: Observations Regarding the Northern Conflict and Resulting Conditions". Furthermore, the attached articles dated 07 August 1989, 02 September 1989, and 10 September 1989 from "The New York Times", as well as the "Washington Post" dated 10 September, 1989 may be of assistance to you.