October 31, 2011

Kenya's Doomed Invasion of Somalia

Alex Perry, Global Spin

AP Photo

Kenya's hasty invasion of its northern neighbor Somalia took a tragic turn late Sunday when, according to witnesses on the ground, the Kenyan air force bombed a refugee camp sheltering those fleeing Somalia''s famine, killing three children and two adults.

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TAGGED: Somalia, Kenya


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