In 2006, 15 years after the fall of dictator Mohamed Siad Barre, the popular rise of the Islamic courts movement led observers to predict that Somalia might achieve at least a semblance of order. But the U.S. government, responding to reports of a "new Taliban," turned against the emergent regime, funding and assisting Ethopia's invasion of Somalia.
ANARCHY AHOY! Anonymous American Conservative; Dec 1, 2008; 7, 23; Docstoc pg. 5 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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