July 2002
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Somalia - Operation Restore Hope 
South Africa-General References

Somalia-Operation Restore Hope

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Lang, Anthony F., Jr. Agency and Ethics: The Politics of Military Intervention. Albany, NY, State University of New York Press, 2002. 242 p. (SUNY Series in Global Politics)
Intervention in Somalia, pp 155-185.
Book call no.: 341.584 L269a

Stanton, Martin. Somalia on Five Dollars a Day: A Soldier's Story. Novato, CA, Presidio, 2001. 299 p.
Book call no.: 967.73053 S792s

United Nations Peacekeeping Operations: Ad Hoc Missions, Permanent Engagement. New York, United Nations University Press, 2001. 267 p.
Cascading Generations of Peacekeeping: Across the Mogadishu Line Kosovo and Timor by Ramesh Thakur and Albrecht Schnabel, pp 3-25.
Book call no.: 341.584 U5821

Wheeler, Nicholas J. Savings Strangers: Humanitarian Intervention in International Society. New York, Oxford University Press, 2000. 336 p.
From Famine Relief to 'Humanitarian War': The U.S. and UN Intervention in Somalia, pp 172-207.
Book call no.: 341.584 W563s


Byer, Eric F. United Task Force Somalia (UNITAF) and United Nations Operations Somalia (UNOSOM II): A Comparative Analysis of Offensive Air Support. Quantico, VA, Marine Corps Command and Staff College, April 2001. 45 p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 41886-71 B928u


Cooling, Norman L. Operation Restore Hope in Somalia: A Tactical Action Turned Strategic Defeat. Marine Corps Gazette 85:92-106 September 2001.

Dean, Richard M. Eight Years Later...Mogadishu, an Air Force Hero Remembered. Sergeants 40:24-25 October 2001.

Grier, Peter. Hero at Mogadishu Retires. Air Force Magazine 84:13 October 2001.
"USAF MSgt Timothy K. Wilkinson, the only enlisted Air Force Cross recipient in uniform, retired from active duty July 20."

Hasenauer, Heike. Background to a Battle. Soldiers 57:47 February 2002.
Gives background information about fighting that occurred in Mogadishu, Somalia on October 3rd, 1993.

Hasenauer, Heike. "Black Hawk Down". Soldiers 57:40-47 February 2002.

Robinson, Piers. Operation Restore Hope and the Illusion of News Media Driven Intervention. Political Studies 49:941-956 December 2001.

Western, Jon. Sources of Humanitarian Intervention: Beliefs, Information, and Advocacy in the U.S. Decisions on Somalia and Bosnia. International Security 26:112-142 Spring 2002.

South Africa  - General  References

Internet Resources

Background Note: South Africa.. Washington, United States. Dept. of State, April 2002.
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CIA World Factbook 2001.
Available online at:
General information about each country including a map.

Library of Congress. Federal Research Division. Country Studies: Area Handbook Series .
Available online at:
"The Country Studies Series presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world and examines the interrelationships of those systems and the ways they are shaped by cultural factors".

Statistics South Africa. September 17, 2002.
Available online at:
Tables include weekly schedule, quarterly schedule, working papers, time series data, publications, releases, reports, and archives.


Africa 2002, edited by Charles H. Cutter. 37th ed. Harpers Ferry, WV, Stryker-Post Publications, 2002. 282 p.
General information about each country including history.
Book call no.: R 916 D724a 37th ed. 2002

Africa's Review 2000. 23rd ed. Saffron Walden, Essex, England, Walden Publishing, 2000. 328 p.
Book call no.: R 960 A25811 23d ed 2000

Africa South of the Sahara 2002. 31st ed. London, Europa, 2001. 1305 p.
Provides detailed information about each country.
Book call no.: R 916.7 A258 31st ed 2002

Statesman's Yearbook: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World, edited by Barry Turner. New York, Palgrave, 2001. 2057 p.
Information about each country includes: key historical events, territory and population, climate, constitution and government, defense, international relations, economy, energy and natural resources, industry, trade, communications, social institutions, and culture.
Book call no.: R 310 St2 138th ed 2002

Statistical Abstract of the World, edited by Annemarie Muth. 3d ed. Detroit, MI, Gale Research, 1997. 1134 p.
Statistics for each country include geography, demographics, health, human factors, education, science and technology, government and law, labor force, production sectors, manufacturing sector, and finance, economics, and trade.
Book call no.: R 310 S797 1997

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations. Detroit, MI, Gale Group, 2001. 4 vols.
Provides general information about each country.
Book call no.: R 031 W927 2001 v.2

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