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©Paul Lowe/Panos Pictures..Mogadishu, SOMALIA  1992..US troops shortly after arriving in Somalia for 'Operation Restore Hope'..In 1991 President Barre was overthrown by opposing clans,  but they failed to agree on a replacement and plunged the country into lawlessness and clan warfare. In December 1992 US Marines landed  near Mogadishu ahead of a UN peacekeeping force sent to restore order and safeguard relief supplies.  The US forces withdrew in 1993 following the debacle of Black Hawk Down..