TITLE

America versus Aidid

AUTHOR(S)
Kiley, Sam
PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/25/93, Vol. 115 Issue 16, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the current situation in Somalia and how the United States withdrawal will effect the country. Remarks by retired American Adm. Jonathan Howe, the head of the United Nations operation in Somalia; Why the US withdrawal will pull the teeth out of the UN peace-making operation; Confusion about how to deal with General Aidid; Trying to catch Aidid now would shatter the shaky truce; American combination of tanks and talks appears to be working well.
ACCESSION #
9310197644

 

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