3 MapSomalia is in East AfricaMogadishu is the capital city
4 Who?Somalia was in a civil war in the early 1991 as a result of contested electionsMohamed Farrah Aidid was the dictator/self-proclaimed PresidentHad support from warlords (like local leaders) in a few territories
5 Why?Because of Aidid violating human rights in the country the UN and USA became involved in “humanitarian” aid missions to deliver food and medicineMilitary support was needed to protect the UNH Peacekeepers
7 What?US Rangers and Navy Seal teams, in support of the UN were attempting to capture enemy combatants outside of the safe zone160 total troops go out on “Operation Gothic Serpent” and 2 Black Hawk helicopters are shout down by RPG’s.
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