The American public is still unaware of the role played by the United States in urging Ethiopian troops to invade Somalia and overthrow its Muslim government. The result is confusion, chaos and disorder. A meeting of Somalia leaders today in Mogadishu was disrupted by grenade attacks. “It’s total chaos here,” said a cab driver, “troops are shooting anyone on sight.”
As we note elsewhere today, George Bush has an anti-Midas touch — everything he touches turns to violence.