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Somalia Affair whistleblower witness

Canadian peacemakers were lauded as heroes when they went into an untamed land ruled by rebels. Their mission, Operation Deliverance, charged them with restoring order in Somalia. But in fact, the Canadian Airborne regiment was splitting apart at the seams, lacking both leadership and accountability. Murder after murder, the troops came home disgraced. Tracks were covered and responsibility shifted up and down the chain of command during an investigation that would dismantle the army and implicate the government in a high-level cover-up.

Maj. Barry Armstrong testifies at the Somalia Inquiry.

Medium: Television
Program: The National
Broadcast Date: March 13, 1997
Guest: Barry Armstrong
Host: Wendy Mesley
Reporter: Susan Harada
Duration: 2:43

Last updated: July 25, 2013

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