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When good intentions go bad
in Somalia and Afghanistan

Telegraph [UK], by Rob Crilly

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/27/2013 7:35:15 AM

He didn´t look much like Mad Abdi, the famed Mogadishu warlord whose arrest by Delta Force was portrayed in the film Black Hawk Down. No, by the time I met him in a smart Nairobi hotel in 2008, Abdi Hasan Awale Qeybdiid was one of ours. He was dressed in a smart military uniform and ran Mogadishu´s police force, all paid for with millions of pounds of European and British money.[Snip] Somalia was a failed state and the best way to help it rebuild was to pour millions of pounds into law and order, providing security for future development

. . . and Gaza and Egypt and Syria and . . . .


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