Last edited by Laila; 08-09-09 at 01:53 AM.
I know Somalis in the south will not figure this out for about another century.
That is the power of clans inside that region.
But it is, The British made a back alley deal with Ethiopia without our permission.
Horn of Africa's history goes back thousands of years, it used to be known as the 'Land of Punt' - Shipping haven to many empires and there are well documented proof that Ogaden used to be part of Somalia. As was Dijoubti, Eitrea, Somaliland, Kenya. The ENTIRE HOA Region was which it why it holds within each country large groups of ethnically Somali and Muslim populations.
Somalia has no functioning Government because no one group has established control and they do not wish for peace yet otherwise they'd drop clans but they haven't
Last edited by Laila; 08-09-09 at 01:56 AM.
Yes, yes. A country got screwed over by some other country decades, centuries, or millennia ago. At some point, it's time to just let it go. Somalia needs to get its own house in order before it even THINKS about contesting territory from another country.Originally Posted by Laila
Do you think that the people who live in Ogaden, Djibouti, Eritrea, Somaliland, or Kenya want to be a part of the mess that's happening in Somalia proper?
That's my point, no one has established control so there is no rule of law. And terrorism and crime breed in such an environment. The world needs to help Somalia deal with its security situation if Somalia is ever going to be rid of terrorism and piracy.Originally Posted by Laila
Last edited by Kandahar; 08-09-09 at 02:35 AM.
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