U.S. Involvement In Somalia's Civil War Being Exposed

Diposkan oleh Muhammad Tsani Abdul Hakim on Friday, August 12, 2011

U.S. Relies On Contractors In Somalia Conflict -- New York Times

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Richard Rouget, a gun for hire over two decades of bloody African conflict, is the unlikely face of the American campaign against militants in Somalia.

A husky former French Army officer, Mr. Rouget, 51, commanded a group of foreign fighters during Ivory Coast’s civil war in 2003, was convicted by a South African court of selling his military services and did a stint in the presidential guard of the Comoros Islands, an archipelago plagued by political tumult and coup attempts.

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Update #1: U.S. Hires Shady Mercenary for Somali Proxy War -- Danger Room

Update #2: The Privatization of War in Somalia -- FDL

My Comment: U.S. naval ships off the coast of Somalia, drones in the air, targeted assassinations, a CIA base in Mogadishu .... yup .... it certainly looks like we are actively involved in Somalia's civil war. But even with all this involvement, others are saying that our involvement is limited.

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