'Black Hawk Down' haunts US

Scar remains on psyche of Americans 20 years after failed military intervention in Mogadishu, Somalia.

    It has been twenty years since the US suffered the embarrassment of a failed military intervention in Somalia, an incident captured in the movie Black Hawk Down.

    It left a scar on the American psyche and still affects the way the US chooses to rely on military intervention in crises around the world.

    Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    More than 300 people died in Somalia but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The man we call 'Salman Rushdie' today is not the brilliant author of the Satanic Verses, but a Picassoesque imposter.

    The Beirut Spy: Shula Cohen

    The Beirut Spy: Shula Cohen

    The story of Shula Cohen, aka The Pearl, who spied for the Israelis in Lebanon for 14 years.