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Kenya-US Relations 2021?

The United States is one of the first countries to establish a diplomatic relationship with Kenya soon after the country gained independence in 1963.

The piece of information analyses Kenya’s relationship with the US intellectually, as a source of analysis of their prospects under President Joe Biden. This is in part due to the underlying political ideology of the Cold War, including the United States’ view of Kenya’s position in the fight against the spread of communism in Africa.

Since the end of the Cold War, when Kenya joined the US-led world war on terrorism, relations have remained relatively good, and they have gained more momentum, following a major terrorist attack by Al Qaeda allies in 1998, when the US embassy in Nairobi was bombed.

In 2006, The emergence of the Islamic militant group, Al Shabaab, in neighboring Somalia also posed a threat to Kenya’s security. Following …