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Countering the threat of jihadi Islamism in Somalia

15 December 2005

The situation in Somalia remains one of great concern not only for its neighbours but for also for the broader international community. Continued instability, the growing incidence of piracy and the persistent threat of transnational terrorism all require concerted action.

A recent report from the International Crisis Group argues that the international community will only succeed in countering the threat of jihadi Islamism in Somalia if it addresses the real needs of the country: restoring peace and essential services, and help Somalia establish a broadly inclusive government. Otherwise, international actors may continue to score victories in their battles against terrorism in the Horn while losing the wider war.

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