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The Somali conflict

prospects for peace

by Mark Bradbury

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Published by Oxfam in Oxford [England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Somalia
    • Subjects:
    • Insurgency -- Somalia -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Somalia -- Politics and government -- 1991-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMark Bradbury.
      SeriesOxfam research paper ;, no. 9, Oxfam research paper ;, #9.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT407 .B73 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 149 p. :
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL849704M
      ISBN 100855982713
      LC Control Number95129507
      OCLC/WorldCa33119727

      so saturated with violent conflict and immeasurable suffering that peaceful progress of any kind emerging from this sisyphean Somali dilemma has taken place, the circumstances of Somaliland and Puntland serving as surprising deviations from what had come to be expected as a discouraging norm for Somalia on the whole. In early January , despite continued fighting in Mogadishu, Mr. Jonah led a team of senior United Nations officials into Somalia for talks aimed at bringing about a cessation of hostilities and securing access by the international relief community to civilians caught in the conflict.

      an ongoing civil war in the east African country of Somalia. Ultimately hundreds of thousands were saved from starvation, but unintended involvement in Somali civil strife cost the lives of thirty American sol­ diers, four marines, and eight Air Force personnel and created the impression of chaos and disaster. The book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War estimates more than Somali militiamen dead and more than 1, wounded, but the Somali National Alliance in a Frontline documentary on American television acknowledged only killed in the whole on: Mogadishu, Somalia.

      The events that led to the intervention in Somalia began in , when the Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre was overthrown in a military coup staged by a coalition of opposition warlords. The two most powerful warlords—Cali Mahdi Maxamed (Ali Mahdi Muhammad) and Muhammed Farah Aydid—soon began fighting among themselves.. The incessant conflict led to the destruction of the . The nomadic existence of many Somali herders and the ill-defined frontiers worsened the problem. Hostilities between Somalia and Ethiopia erupted in , and Kenya became involved in the conflict as well, which continued until peace was restored in


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