Friday, September 26, 2008

Somalia crisis stalemated by the Meles regime in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Review NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — After nearly 20 years of violent chaos, Islamic extremism and failed peace talks, impoverished Somalia might seem to have hit rock-bottom. But things are getting worse. The crisis is exceeding even the direst scenarios laid out nearly two years ago, when troops from neighboring Ethiopia arrived to oust a radical Islamic militia and support the Western-backed government.