NEW YORK - A Columbia University professor told thousands of students
and faculty that he would like to see "a million Mogadishus"
referring to the 1993 ambush in Somalia that killed 18 Americans and
inspired the movie "Black Hawk Down."
The professor, Nicholas De Genova, also called for the defeat of U.S.
forces in Iraq (news - web sites) and said, "The only true heroes are
those who find ways that help defeat the U.S. military." And he
asserted that Americans who call themselves "patriots" are white
De Genova's hopes for the defeat of the United States were cheered by
the crowd of 3,000 at the Wednesday night anti-war teach-in, Newsday
reported. But his mention of the Somali ambush "I personally
would like to see a million Mogadishus" was largely met with