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... historically closer to us is the american invasion of 1993. Follows an exerpt from an article written in "The Times", on the 18 th of march 1993
most oil experts outside Somalia laugh at the suggestion that the nation ever could rank among the world's major oil producers
These people have no liberty to export their own natural ressources.
Since the "natives" have no ressources to export, and therefore are living in profound poverty, they willingly accept to become the slaves to YOUR comfort, just to feed their families. They work 10 hours a day and are payed next to nothing by the rapicious vultures who made your "great country" great.
Which leads to famine and war.
Just because governements change, the land still belongs to the mutinationals. They corrupt the governements that are willing, and overthrough the others. You both need to read "Confessions of an Economic Hitman".
"U.S. Captain Gave Up Hope of Escaping Pirates Alive"
The U.S. ship captain who was taken hostage by gun-toting Somali pirates said ... he did not think he would live through his captivity on a lifeboat set adrift.
Richard Phillips, captain of the cargo ship Maersk Alabama, ... credited the U.S. Navy, which shot dead three of the pirates, for saving him.
"I didn't think I'd ever get out of that boat," Phillips said. "These SEALs and the Navy did an impossible job. They're unbelievable people. We really owe it to the military for what they do day-in and day-out that we never even hear about."
"I was in deep trouble from day one, so it didn't change for me," he said regarding his position after a failed escape attempt.
Navy officials tell NBC News that Phillips reportedly took the cash from the ship's safe and handed it over to the pirates who then took the money along with Captain Phillips aboard one of the ship's lifeboats in an effort to escape.
Navy officials say the SEALs would have thoroughly searched the lifeboat for any weapons, explosives or evidence immediately after the rescue, but at this point it's not clear they discovered the money, or if they turned it over as evidence once they were back on board the U.S. warships.