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Even if they were just going after "terrorists", as Eric Margolis says:

A handful of African Al-Qaida suspects in the 1998 bombing of US Embassies in East Africa may have been in Somalia, but going to war against a sovereign nation to try to assassinate or capture a handful of suspects is like using a nuclear weapon to kill a gnat and is sure to generate more anti-US violence. Air strikes by carrier-based US F-18's and AC-130 gunships killed between 50 and 100 Somali civilians but, apparently, no al-Qaida suspects. The real aim of the US air attacks was to destroy remaining fighting units of the Islamic Courts and clear the way for the US-imposed Somali figurehead government.

I suppose by that "logic", Cuba should send its MIGs to bomb Miami or wherever Posada Carriles is located in the USA!

"Beware of the man who does not talk, and the dog that does not bark." Cheyenne

by maracatu on Thu Jan 18th, 2007 at 03:48:15 PM EST
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