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Bill Clinton Foreign Policies

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  1. Bill Clinton Foreign Policies Much more involved on a global scale!

  2. Governor of…

  3. Vice-President…

  4. First Lady… Hillary Rodham Clinton

  5. Early success in the Middle East… Oslo Peace Accords Yitzhak Rabin & Yasser Arafat

  6. Somalia Civil War

  7. Somalia • UN distributing food to starving Somali victims of a civil war • OperationRestoreHope • Distribution proved difficult because of warlord MohammedFarrahAidid • Used food for his soldiers & to sell for weapons (80% of food stolen) • Cot: drug causes aggressive behavior; warlords used it to recruit more members

  8. “If it shoots or blows up they have it in Somalia.”

  9. Mohammed FarrahAidid • Key warlord who was trying to take over the country and not cooperating with food distribution efforts • US forces continually sent in to capture high ranking officials loyal to Aidid

  10. Somalia • US forces sent in to help distribute food • By 1993, the mission had expanded to try to put an end to the violence resulting in several deaths on both sides • Initially, Somalis supported US presence, but this changed as more and more Somalis were killed • Climax occurred in Oct. 1993 in a bloody battle in the capital of Mogadishu

  11. Battle of Mogadishu • American specialforces were sent in to capture high ranking members loyal to Aidid. • Mission only supposed to last 30 Min. • 2 American Black Hawk helicopters shot down by RPGs. • Many soldiers were trapped at the crash site; forced to fight their way out; lasts throughout the night

  12. Black Hawk Down

  13. Black Hawk Down • 18 killed; 73 wounded • Result: • Clinton withdraws US forces from Somalia • Importance: • Bitter experience helped discourage Clinton from sending forces to help out Rwanda

  14. Rwanda Genocide • What is a genocide? • Systematic extermination of a particular group of people because of ethnic, racial, religion, nationality, etc.

  15. Rwanda Genocide • Originally controlled by… • Belgium • Two Ethnic Groups: • Tutsis: Minority; tall, warrior-like; favored by Belgium • Hutus: Majority; farmers; resented Tutsi favoritism

  16. Rwanda Genocide Hutu President Juvenal Habyarimana killed in a mysterious plane crash

  17. Rwanda Genocide

  18. Interahamwe – Hutu power group

  19. Weapon of Choice = Machete

  20. It wasn’t always Tutsis…

  21. RTLM Radio spread Hutu propaganda

  22. Mille Collines Hotel (Hotel Rwanda)

  23. Breakup of Yugoslavia

  24. Dayton Accords

  25. The Serbian Conflict • Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic launches a genocide against ethnic Albanians in Kosovo

  26. Crisis in Kosovo • Milosevic tried for crimes against humanity • Dies while in prison

  27. NAFTA • Free trade between the US, Canada, and Mexico

  28. Scandal & Impeachment White House Intern Monica Lewinsky

  29. Blue Dress

  30. Clinton Impeached • Lying under oath: “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” • Influencing Lewinsky’s testimony • Senate tried him but failed to receive 2/3 majority to remove from office