Monthly Archives: December 1992

Mogadishu, Somalia, December 29, 1992 — Somali clan politics

http://Somalia, December 1992 — Somali clan politics Even before Somalia collapsed into civil war, clan politics was, perhaps, the largest cultural fault line. A report on the importance of clan politics from Mogadishu. Morning Edition Dec 31, 1992 Somali Clan Members Talk about Intervention RENEE MONTAGNE, host: Somalia has been regarded as a unique African […]

Mogadishu, Somalia, Dec. 29, 1992 – Mogadishu Still Violent On Eve Of Bush Visit

NOAH ADAMS, host: This is “All Things Considered.” I’m Noah Adams. LINDA WERTHEIMER, host: And I’m Linda Wertheimer. The State Department and Western diplomats say they believe reports that more than 100 people were massacred in the Somali port of Kismayo just before US troops landed in Somalia. The New York Times today quoted Somalis […]

Somalia, December 28, 1992 — A Somali wedding

http://Somalia, December 1992 — A Somali wedding As law-and-order began to be restored in the wake of the U.S. military intervention in Somalia, a couple in Mogadishu took advantage of the stability to finally exchange wedding vows. All Things Considered Dec 31, 1991 Somali Couple Wed During Break in Fighting NOAH ADAMS, host: The civil […]

Mogadishu, Somalia, Dec. 27, 1992 – Warlords Agree, Capital Still Insecure

Weekend All Things Considered KATIE DAVIS, host: The US-led intervention in Somalia took a significant step this weekend in expanding its control over the southern and central regions of the country. US Marines encountered no resistance today while securing the town of Gailalassi. But even as US-led forces were sent to complete their sweep into […]