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23 Years After ‘Black Hawk Down,’ America Is Back at War in Somalia

Peter Dörrie Security, Africa Western militaries could further grow their footprints in Somalia in coming years, potentially including more active involvement in combat operations. Long before the debacles of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Somalia was the quagmire that Western militaries would have loved to strike from their records. In the now-famous Black Hawk Down incident in 1993, overconfident U.
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