August 31, 2020
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Somalia has been plagued with looters and gangs. The first American led UN military ship is spotted off the coast of Mogadishu, Somalia to help starving Somalis.
A build up in anxiety has led to clan fighting. Clan fighting in Baidoa led to 72 casualties so far.
The intervention in Somalia has not gone as planned. President Clinton wants all American troops withdrawn by today.
Clinton becomes the 42nd President of the US. He now holds the responsibility of the intervention in Somalia.
The last of the US troops withdraw from Somalia. This is the end of the intervention.
Senators learn that American helicopters shot into a crowd of Somalis in Mogadishu. Reports say that over 100 people were killed including women and children.
Senate passes a resolution demanding Administration submit a report of its goals. Senator John McCain denounces the action of American troops.
President Clinton decides to negotiate with Somalia. He sends Robert Oakley to Somalia as his messenger.
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