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26 December 2006

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Hello Djblackman,

First, thank you for the comment. I know you have a sincere concern about what is happening in Africa, and in Somalia, in particular. Howerver, I'd like to share this info with you, it will give you an inside information on what is going on in the Horn. I just wanted to correct where you said that the UIC OR ICU'As u call it" are controlling 80% of the land...I believe the information you have is in correct. Nevertheless, I hope you don't see my correction as a negative one. I am only trying to help and correct where I can. We are just sharing information.

I hope this little info helps.

http://www.answers.com/topic/history-of-somaliland

http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/33/index-ej.html

Cheers and surf again,

Ahmed Quick

Thank you Ahmed, I appreciate the information. What we get over here as far as news about Africa is very jumbled, any insights you can give are well appreciated. What is the actual amount of territory that is controlled by the Islamic Courts Union? And how do the people in Somalia feel about the US, Ethiopia and the ICU?

This situation will not stay the same for long, the Somali’s don’t want the Ethiopians there so they will end up in the same “bass ackwards” situation that we are in Afghanistan right now. I am Christian and a former Marine and I believe a proponent of democracy. However, the choice here is either to support the warlords who I can’t even begin to list the atrocities they committed against the general population of Somalia or the Islamic Courts Union, who have provided at least a degree of stability to this nation.

The people of Somalia are predominately Muslim, so it really is their choice. The people of Somalia do not want the Ethiopians in their country and will fight, the more we push on the Ethiopian / Warlord side, the more the people will push back and the more innocent children, women and men who will die needlessly.

Fact is, if we support the ICU and the people of Somalia, show good will, help rebuild infrastructure, build schools, roads and hospitals with the words “A GIFT FROM THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES”, we have a better chance of having influence with that government and better chance of ever bringing true democracy to that country. We have to look long term, and in the long term, it would be best to support the ICU.

The media is hyping the “Taliban” stuff in order to mask our support of the warlords coalition and the US and UN’s overall failure in that part of the world.

Hello again,
First to answer your question regarding the mount of the territory the UIC used to control or for that matter what the Somali Federal Government is inheriting from the Islamist is: Please see the map below it will clearly show you the demarcation mark of the current borders of Southern Somalia/Somaliland and how they are divided between, Somaliland, Somalia and Puntland which the latter is a part and parcel of Southern Somalia. When I say Somalia I mean the territory the UIC use to control and now by the TFG "Transitional Federal Government"
http://www.somalilandgov.com/slmap.htm
http://www.zum.de/whkmla/histatlas/eastafrica/somalia1925.gif

For your second question: “how do the people in Somalia feel about the US, Ethiopia and the ICU?” – Well, the Somalis will tell you when ask who is your traditional enemy? The answer to that is obviously, Ethiopia- But the people on both sides of the border are not what their respective governments are advocating. In a nutshell it’s the governments who are creating the enmity between the people- actually the people are closer and friendly than what other people think. You will notice that when you meet Somalis and Ethiopians outside of their countries, how friendly and trustingly they are to one another.

The UIC – well initially when they chased away the warlord’s people welcomed the change and thought now they can breathe peace. However, the UIC with their hard liners hijacked the show and start implementing taliban like decrees and frankly people lost faith in them from the onset. The same is happening for the invading forces as well - you can see the way the people are welcoming the TFG/Ethiopian troops to the capital. And for them time will tell, provided if the current TFG president has the courage to go to Mogadishu. By the way the TFG-president is from Puntland and the Southern Somalis and Puntlanders are and were traditionally at each other's throats for millennia - It will remain to be seen if he has the courage to go to the capital or Surround himself with Ethiopians... Furthermore to the question of the UIC-I believe the UIC was under the influence of a more powerful force…like IRAN,SAUDI ARABIA, YEMEN, EYGPT and many more..who the west sees them as providers to the islamist movments around the Muslim world.

Lastly the USA - Remember the warlords and how Bush's government empowered them, despite their dislike by the people? And now the USA gave the green light to the Ethiopians to invade Somalia and hold hostage to corrupt and the remnants of the formal defunct Somali Republic? The double standard is written in bold letters!!

Cheers and please let me know if more clarification is needed by your part.

Ahmed Quick
www.waridaad.blogspot.com

Thank you Ahmed. I see that the situation is a bit more complexed than I originally thought. What do you believe that we (as African Americans) should pressure our government to do (for what good it will do)?

Am I wrong to assume that if we helped with the infrastructure of the country, with the UIC and other groups, that we would be helping the Somalis? As well, I believe we should have the UIC and the interim government and the Ethiopians have a sit down to iron this situation out? Or is this just too idealistic?

Hello Dj

Not at all it’s not too idealistic. However, the UIC's time is over, they lost a good opportunity to reach out to the masses, but they choose to follow more strict form of Islam, mainly practiced by the Saudis called Wahabi..Remember the Madrasas of Pakistan and Afghanistan- it’s the same. The Somalians follow more moderate form of Islam, since its inception and the one the ICU's introduced was totally foreign to the people and with that they lost the confidence of the masses.

Now that the TFG/Ethiopians are on the helm it will be hard for the Islamist to comeback to the political arena.... Don’t forget, it was the people who sided with the Islamist to oust the warlords, but they failed them badly. Not only they failed the people badly but they control their private lives as well…remember no, movies, can’t watch a simple football match and many more.

In addition they claimed NFD” Northern Frontier District -, which is part of Kenya –but used to be part of Somalia before the English colonizers handed away to the Kenyan Government- Fearing the “Somali Muslims might inherit a large country”. Further they declared Jihad against Ethiopia, and don’t forget the largest state in Ethiopia is “Ogaden” and is inhabited exclusively by Somalis, and if incited, the Ethiopian Government will definitely fall. Moreover, the ICU infiltrated the Somaliland territory and hence killed 2 senior British teachers, one Italian nun and a Kenyan aid worker, in the name of their Wahabi beliefs.

Yes, As an African American you can help where help is needed and due. Just look at Somaliland and what it achieved and how the west is ignoring them. – But hope is not finished. Last week a delegation of the Kenyan Parliamentarian visited their counterparts in Somaliland and upon their return to Kenya held a press conference, calling the international community to take a look at the only oasis of peace in the region and to the surprises of many the only democratic nation in the Horn of Africa- with elected president – two elected bicameral houses, free courts system, passport and their own currency.

If you want more information about Somaliland, please visit these sites or read:


http://www.somalilandlaw.com

http://www.somaliland.org/arcns.asp?ID=04011801

http://www.somaliland.org/ns.asp?ID=04032004

Cheers and keep me posted.

Ahmed

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