The Islamic Courts Union is on the run. But political Islam remains a force to be reckoned with in Somalia.
Regions / Somalia
Is Somalia rapidly turning into this years Afghanistan, with the Islamic Courts in the role of the Taliban and Ethiopia as the unilateral invader?
Somalia and the U.S. are apparently doomed by fate to collide at critical moments in global politics.
The east African nation of Somalia is being mentioned with increasing frequency as a possible next target in the U.S.-led war against international terrorism.
For many in the U.S., Somalia is viewed as a powerful symbol of United Nations peacekeeping failure.