Monthly Archives: August 2009

Second-class soldiers get their due

Many years ago, I saw a film called  “Camp Thiaoye”. It was a tragic tale about African Senegalese  soldiers who  fought for the French against the Germans, and returned home to French-controlled Senegal in 1944. The men discover that once … Continue reading

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Somalia the new terror capital?

Australian police have arrested four citizens of Somali and Lebanese descent for planning to bomb an army barracks. A Somali man in Minnesota pleads guilty to traveling to Somalia for training with Al-Shabab, a Somali Muslim fundamentalist group reportedly linked … Continue reading

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