Winning hearts and minds

Kiley, Sam; Tharp, Mike
December 1992
U.S. News & World Report;12/28/92-1/4/93, Vol. 113 Issue 25, p24
Discusses why United States troops find that it will take more than food to fix Somalia. The factors that are holding back progress; Frustration in pursuing Somali bad guys; US and allied troops will remain in Somalia past Inauguration Day; Risks involved.


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