ICTR Judge Arbour suggested that the ICTR’s mandate only extended to events within the genocide, which in her view began ‘after’ the shooting down of President Habyarimana’s plane, an event that triggered the atrocities. Personnel of the ICTR were accordingly forbidden to investigate that plane crash.Read more . . .
Manas International Airport Ganci Air Base Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/facility/manas.htm On 28 November 2001 CENTCOM Commander Gen. Tommy R. Franks stated that additional attack aircraft from the United States and France [and possibly other states] would be sent to Central … Read more . . .