Somalia: How Colonial Powers drove a Country into Chaos

Interview of Mohamed Hassan

by Grégoire Lalieu and Michel Colon

Somalia had every reason to succeed: an advantageous geographical situation, oil, ores and only one religion and one language for the whole territory; a rare phenomenon in Africa.  Somalia could have been a great power in the region. But the reality is completely different: famine, wars, lootings, piracy, bomb attacks. How did this country sink? Why has there been no Somali government   for approximately twenty years? Which scandals stand behind those pirates who hijack our ships? In this new chapter of our series “Understanding the Muslim World”, Mohamed Hassan explains for us why and how imperialist forces have applied in Somalia a chaos theory. 

http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=viewArticle&code=LAL20100210&articleId=17549

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