11 29 2014
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The Wake of Vanport oral history

Militants Raid UN Compounds, Ban 3 Relief Agencies

Islamic insurgents with alleged links with al-Qaida looted two United Nations compounds in southern Somalia on Monday, and announced they will ban three U.N. agencies from operating in areas the militants control... The U.N. said it was suspending its operations in Baidoa and continuing them in Wajid, which serves as the world body's hub for humanitarian aid in the region ...


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40 Years Later, Mandela Still a 'Terrorist'

Group urges U.S. to take civil rights leader off official watch list

The members and representatives of the African National Congress (ANC), including Nelson Mandela, were placed on the U.S. Terrorist Watch List during the 1970s when American foreign policy was dominated by the Republican Party and closely aligned with the Apartheid regime for strategic reasons.
This was an era in which the ANC was actively engaged in a liberation struggle to free oppressed South Africans from the racist system of Apartheid.
Consequently, the Apartheid government declared the ANC a terrorist organization and persuaded many of its political allies, including the United States, to do the same....

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