direct-revision feed
edited:
Diff View
Original wikitext
Changed wikitext
Line 35: Line 35:
   
 
==Plot==
 
==Plot==
Following the ousting of the central government in 1993 amid the [[Somali Civil War|civil war in Somalia]], the United Nations Security Council authorizes a military operation with a peacekeeping mandate. After the bulk of the peacekeepers withdraw, the Mogadishu-based militia loyal to [[Mohamed Farrah Aidid]] declares war on the remaining UN personnel. In response, U.S. President [[William Clinton|Clinton]] deploys Task Force Ranger - consisting of [[3rd Ranger Battalion|3rd Battalion]]/[[75th Ranger Regiment]], [[Delta Force]] operators, and the [[160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)|160th SOAR]] – to Mogadishu to capture Aidid, who has proclaimed himself president.
+
Following the ousting of the central government in 1993 amid the [[Somali Civil War|civil war in Somalia]], the United Nations Security Council authorizes a military operation with a peacekeeping mandate. After the bulk of the peacekeepers withdraw, the Mogadishu-based militia loyal to [[Mohamed Farrah Aidid]] declares war on the remaining UN personnel. In response, U.S. President [[William Clinton|Clinton]] deploys Task Force Ranger - consisting of [[3rd Ranger Battalion|3rd Battalion]]/[[75th Ranger Regiment]], [[Delta Force]] operators, and flight crew of the [[160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)|160th SOAR]]; to Mogadishu to capture Aidid, who has proclaimed himself president.
   
 
To consolidate his power and subdue the population in the south, Aidid and his militia seize Red Cross food shipments. The UN forces are powerless to intervene directly. Outside Mogadishu, Rangers and Delta Force capture [[Osman Atto|Osman Ali Atto]], a faction leader selling arms to Aidid's militia. The US then plans a mission to capture Omar Salad Elmi and Abdi Hassan Awale Qeybdiid, two of Aidid's top advisers.
 
To consolidate his power and subdue the population in the south, Aidid and his militia seize Red Cross food shipments. The UN forces are powerless to intervene directly. Outside Mogadishu, Rangers and Delta Force capture [[Osman Atto|Osman Ali Atto]], a faction leader selling arms to Aidid's militia. The US then plans a mission to capture Omar Salad Elmi and Abdi Hassan Awale Qeybdiid, two of Aidid's top advisers.
Edit summary
/* Plot */
Human editors:
Artificial Intelligence: