December 31, 2019
Nowadays, nobody could read or tell what is happening in Mogadishu, and some extent, in entire Somalia. That is because Somalia has become like the Proverbial Ostrich with so many foreign spearmen are fighting to own it for regional and global strategic power-plays, unbeknownst to the unsuspecting people of Somalia. Several years back, I penned an article entitled, “Somalia: The New Lebanon of the Secret Intelligence Community”, in which I argued that the country is deeply infested with the competing interests of foreign powers. Since then, several countries in the Gulf and beyond, had joined the fray and participated in throwing their venous spears at helpless ostrich in nasty proxy wars and stiff geopolitical rivalry.
Please read this article once again to compare its contents with recent developments and deadly legacy of this foreign interference in a fragile country struggling to be again: