Monday, July 31, 2006

Somalia: Getting Some Press, Finally

I've been talking about this war-to-be for a while. It's finally starting to get a little more attention. Star News Online, the Voice of Southeastern North Carolina, ran an interesting article/op-ed. I disagree with the conclusions at the end (I still hold that the UN is ineffective and no one should talk to Islamists).
It has been observed that when the world's policemen are distracted by front-page conflicts, minor tyrants seize the opportunity to go on rampages. Thus, while news cameras dwell on the latest carnage in Israel and Lebanon, Somalia may be collapsing into a terrorist haven comparable to Afghanistan under the Taliban.
The rest of it can be found here.


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