4.) Somali Warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid?
Prior to American involvement in Somalia, Mohamed Farrah Aidid's forces attacked U.N. troops supplying aid to the impoverished nation.
A famine had already claimed hundreds of thousands of lives.
With Army Rangers now in the city, an operation to capture two of Aidid's lieutenants turned into a night-long firefight when insurgents shot down two Black Hawk helicopters: 19 servicemen died. Hundreds of militiamen were killed. An estimated 200 civilians fell – either in the crossfire or after attacking U.S. troops.
Despite the well-documented record, Omar has a very different take (The Daily Caller).
“In his selective memory, he forgets to also mention the thousands of Somalis killed by the American forces that day! #NotTodaySatan,” Omar wrote in a tweet in October 2017, uncovered Monday by John Rossomando of the Investigative Project on Terrorism.
She forgets that 100,000 Somali lives were saved as a result of international aid – protected by U.S. troops.
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