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Why We Should Keep Out of Somalia’s Affairs

Only Somalis can secure Somalia’s future. Hands off Somalia
Only Somalis can secure Somalia’s future. Hands off Somalia

By Michael Shank (Special to CNN)

Last weekend, in response to a deadly attack on the Turkish embassy in Somalia that killed three and wounded nine, the U.S. government responded by saying that, “this cowardly act will not shake our commitment to continue working for the brighter, more democratic and prosperous future the people of Somalia deserve.”

The statement followed not one bombing in Somalia, but two. This past Saturday’s bombing was the second in under a week; a few days prior, a bomb blew up in a lawmaker’s car, killing one.  Continue reading Why We Should Keep Out of Somalia’s Affairs