US arms Somalia

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by dangerousdave, Jun 26, 2009.

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  1. Dunno if this has been done or not... interesting bit of news buried within the BBC news website.

    The US has confirmed that it has sent weapons to Somalia's UN-backed transitional government.

    The state department said the move followed an urgent call for help from the government, which has been fighting hardline Islamist militias.
  2. thought this was an interesting quote
    Does this mean that Blackwater/Xe/Dyncorp/MPRI* have a new contract in the offing?

    My money is on Dyncorp as they have a branch office in the Addis Hilton

    *delete as applicable
  3. Can we look forward to ships being hijacked with US arms and know-how? How are they going to ensure that the 'good guys' stay good?