Originally Posted by BigRedChief
How was rescuing a hostage interfering in the affairs of another country?
Don't you remember when US officials wanted a new govt in Somalia? We put troops there. To Clinton's credit, he pulled out. Under Bush Jr's WoT, back in again.
Still, the term "isolationist" is just another political boogie man such as "racist", "anti-Semitic," and "homophobic." They're coined to stop critical thought.
The Bush-Clinton Caper in Somalia
Junior Bush's 4th Crusade – Somalia
The US is again blundering into ancient clan and tribal conflicts, using foreign troops and local mercenaries to defend a puppet regime without any popular support. US-Ethiopian intervention in Somalia is certain to re-ignite the murderous clan rivalries that brought it to the current state of anarchy.
The CIA calls such retaliation —> B-L-O-W-B-A-C-K!!!