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  • Remember Katanga!

    08/11/2003 6:48:14 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 14 replies · 900+ views
    David W. Neuendorf ^ | 1995 | David W. Neuendorf
    Fifty years ago today, the life work of Alger Hiss came to fruition. Hiss, a US State Department official, served the United Nations as its acting Secretary General during its founding conference in the spring of 1945. On October 24, 1945 the United Nations Charter became effective as a majority of the countries that had signed it ratified their signatures. Several years later, Hiss went to a federal penitentiary for committing perjury when testifying that he was not a Soviet agent. His personal career was over, but his most important work, the United Nations, lived on. Globalists everywhere are today...
  • Ron Paul: US "military is mowing civilians down in the streets"

    11/09/2007 11:31:33 AM PST · by LSUfan · 75 replies · 1,140+ views
    The Ron Paul Survival Report ^ | October 15, 1993 | Ron Paul
    Ron Paul Survival Report October 15 1993 Volume IX Number 10 Page 7 Somalian Quagmire Just when you thought that our troops might come home from Somalia, Clinton sends in 400 commandos to murder the "warlord" Aidid, one of the tribal leaders in Somalia's civil war. Since it's illegal for us to murder foreign leaders, the actual purpose of these commandos has been denied. Since the arrival of these troops, the hostility toward the Americans has grown. More bloodshed is surely on the way. One day we had a kinder, gentler military feeding starving blacks. The next day, the military...
  • From Marine to Warlord(Somalia & Aidid's son)

    01/22/2007 9:38:26 AM PST · by kellynla · 11 replies · 1,044+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 22, 2007 | Edmund Sanders
    MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — The Planning Department clerk from West Covina was mapping bike routes and San Bernardino Freeway overpasses when two U.S. Marines drove up in a white Chevrolet and took him away. The night before, on Oct. 3, 1993, Hussein Mohammed Aidid had watched in horror as television conveyed images of a disastrous U.S. military mission against a Mogadishu warlord. After two Black Hawk helicopters crashed, an ensuing gunfight left 18 American servicemen dead, and rioting Somalis dragged some of the bodies through the streets. "Hell is coming," he recalled thinking before turning off the TV in disgust. Perhaps...
  • This Day In History BUSH ORDERS U.S. TROOPS TO SOMALIA: December 4, 1992

    This Day In History | General Interest BUSH ORDERS U.S. TROOPS TO SOMALIA: December 4, 1992 President George H. Bush orders 28,000 U.S. troops to Somalia, a war-torn East African nation where rival warlords were preventing the distribution of humanitarian aid to thousands of starving Somalis. In a military mission he described as "God's work," Bush said that America must act to save more than a million Somali lives, but reassured Americans that "this operation is not open-ended" and that "we will not stay one day longer than is absolutely necessary." Unfortunately, America's humanitarian troops became embroiled in Somalia's political...
  • Exclusive: Saddam Possessed WMD, Had Extensive Terror Ties

    10/04/2004 7:14:43 AM PDT · by Quilla · 289 replies · 22,034+ views
    CNSNews ^ | October 4, 2004 | Scott Wheeler
    Iraqi intelligence documents, confiscated by U.S. forces and obtained by CNSNews.com , show numerous efforts by Saddam Hussein's regime to work with some of the world's most notorious terror organizations, including al Qaeda, to target Americans. They demonstrate that Saddam's government possessed mustard gas and anthrax, both considered weapons of mass destruction, in the summer of 2000, during the period in which United Nations weapons inspectors were not present in Iraq. And the papers show that Iraq trained dozens of terrorists inside its borders. One of the Iraqi memos contains an order from Saddam for his intelligence service to support...
  • RANGERS TO EXIT SOMALIA (Historical - October 20, 1993)

    04/02/2004 6:49:23 AM PST · by AFPhys · 11 replies · 364+ views
    RANGERS TO EXIT SOMALIA In a further step back from armed confrontation with Mohamed Farrah Aidid, President Clinton ordered a pullout Tuesday of Army Ranger forces he had sent to Somalia to capture the clan leader. The move reflected the administration's effort to shift the focus in Somalia toward pursuing a political settlement following the deaths of 18 Americans in the disastrous Ranger raid on Aidid loyalists Oct. 3. "Right now we are engaging in a political process to see how we can resolve our mission in Somalia," Clinton told reporters at the White House. "So right now we're in...
  • Somali warlord seeks to renew ties to U.S.

    04/24/2002 10:23:52 PM PDT · by Enemy Of The State · 3 replies · 148+ views
    Washington TImes ^ | 4/24/02 | Ron Kampeas
    <p>For Hussein Farrah, the summer of 1996 started with a future rooted in the Los Angeles suburbs: a job with a local council plotting roads, married life interrupted by stints with Marine Reserves buddies.</p> <p>By October, he had added Aidid to his name and had led thousands of followers in a Somali stadium celebrating the killings three years earlier of 18 American soldiers hunting his father.</p>