January 1, 2009

THE LAST GAZA WAR:

Ethiopians Primed To Leave Somalia Within 5 Days: Ethiopian troops in Somalia are estimated at up to 3,000. (Javno, 1/01/09)


Ethiopian troops propping up Somalia's Western-backed government are primed to withdraw in the next five days, officials said on Wednesday, potentially leaving a dangerous power vacuum in the Horn of Africa nation. [...]

Diplomats in the region hope Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, leader of the hardline wing of the opposition Alliance for the Re-Liberation of Somalia, can be encouraged to become part of a more inclusive administration.


This could not have been any more predictable

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