Potential Hot Spots: June 25, 2002

Archives

Heres an interesting follow-up on the mercenary band stopped in Tanzania on its way to Madagascar. Kenyan sources say 15 mercenaries were involved, 14 men and one woman. Their plane intended to fly to the Madagascan town of Toamasina, which was controlled by pro-Ratsiraka forces. The alleged leader of the mercenary group is Marc Garibaldi. While waiting to be shipped back to France, the mercs were put up in the Royal Palm Hotel in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The same sources say the Falcon 900 jet the mercs were on is the same private jet that was hired by the government o France to fly Ratsiraka to a meeting in Dakar, Senegal, on June 8.

 

Article Archive

Potential Hot Spots: Current 2018 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close