Although we have many deep wounds and bruises in our own country, we still need to help where help is needed. These children need help, any help they can get. Sending 100 spec. ops. troops in to Africa made a difference. We don't know, and may never know, exactly what the spec. ops. teams did while in Africa. To answer your question - First, it has you asking the question and people answering. Second, it made headlines in the paper, informing this issue to more people around the world. Did the spec. ops. end the cruelty? No. Did it make a difference? Absolutely.