04 octombrie 2022

The Chicago East India Company

warontherocks.com

My sole unequivocally proud memory of America’s post-9/11 wars occurred in Bossaso — a city in Somalia’s Puntland region that hosts a mid-sized United Nations humanitarian, development, and political presence. Next to the port city’s sand-covered runway back in January 2012, to be precise; kicking rocks between thorn bushes and termite mounds with a gaggle of other United Nations and non-governmental aid personnel, waiting for our plane to be refueled.Back then, most of the U.N. Humanitarian [...]