Last month the Ethiopian military invaded Somalia.
Hours after marching into the capital Mogadishu,
US AC-130 “Spectre” Gunship war aircraft
bombed villages in eastern and southern Somalia
killing over 100 civilians – several of them fouryear
old children. The US military then announced
it was sending an aircraft carrier off the Somali
coast. The reasons that the Addis Ababa and
dealing with Somalia’s terrible poverty and the present flood
emergency, resources have been poured into arms of war.
Although Ethiopian forces have occupied most of
the UIC strong-holds, the war may be far from over. Ethiopia
has superior military arms and UIC fighters cannot openly
confront tanks and planes, the US has discovered in Iraq
that irregular resistance can be very effective against