Build Up

Beinart, Peter
October 2001
New Republic;10/29/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 18, p6
Discusses the war on terrorism, and the idea that terrorist Osama bin Laden may escape with his followers from Afghanistan and relocate in Somalia. Idea that Somalia resembles the Afghanistan which took in bin Laden in 1996; Outlook for the war on terrorism to move south; Criticism of the stance of United States President George W. Bush on nation-building; Report that the Bush administration would threaten the government in Mogadishu, perhaps send in special forces, perhaps even bomb; View that if the war on terrorism requires nation-building in Afghanistan, it requires nation-building all over the world.


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