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The troops' flood relief efforts have muted much of the initial criticism levied from the Aristide crisis. Hurrying to help people in submerged villages, the U.S. troops control the few available helicopters and have become key to getting aid to inaccessible areas. In the past few days, they have airlifted more than 100,000 pounds of food and drinking water and evacuated the injured.
Originally posted by Bleys
It's nice to actually see something positive about the US for a change.
Originally posted by Echtelion
You may put it on Clinton's fault, but I'm wondering if Bush would have done better. Bush is not a hero who`s there to save the world, you know... there was no oil, or WMDs in Rwanda at the time the genodie happened.