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Bridge to the 21st Century The Clinton and Bush II years In 1994, the administration restored ousted President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to power in  Haiti, where he would rule for nine years before being ousted again. The intervention  was largely a result of Aristide’s carefully cultivated support in the United States and  American fears of waves of Haitian illegal immigrants. In sum, the Clinton administration remained primarily inward looking, willing to tackle  international problems that could not be avoided and, in other instances, forced by the  rest of the world to do so. INTIMATIONS OF TERRORISM Near the close of his administration, George H. W. Bush sent American troops to the  chaotic East African nation of Somalia. Their mission was to spearhead a U.N. force that  would allow the regular movement of food to a starving population. Somalia became yet another legacy for the Clinton administration. Efforts to establish a 
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