Somalians wish to forge their own destiny

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Somalia is one of those places where President Jacob Zuma does not feel the need to send peaceAi??keepers; he refused an African Union request a few years ago. In any case, there are enough old South African army types working for private Ai??security firms up there to keep the South African flag flying. Political pundit Greg Mills and two United States military advisors, Peter Pham and David Kilcullen, recently wrote a short e-book, Somalia: Fixing Africaai??i??s Most Failed State. The title sounds like it should be some sort of recipe book for nation-building. It isnai??i??t. It reads like a long…

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