Saturday, February 18, 2006


Given the above still taken from the film, I guess you could say that Beau Travail aestheticizes the remnants of French colonialism in Djibouti.

But who has time to worry about the French when new armies have bases on your land?

At the time of this writing, ten marines are still missing from the crew of two helicopters that crashed off of the coast of Djibouti.

Ok, war-happy folks, after you have consulted your world maps to locate djibouti, let's hear the justification for why U.S. troops are stationed on the territory of yet another Arab country.