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Just like the drug cartels of Mexico cannot be eliminated b/c they are so entrenched in the system. Some police stations double as frontshop for drug cartel in some cities in Mexico.

The same way Alshabab has entrenched itself into the fabric of South Somalia.

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Another foreign-dominated 'institute.' Soomaaliya has been a cash cow to many of these 'intellectual' mercenaries in the last three decades. Rashiid Cabdi iyo tuugii kale wanted Canadian ahaa ka koow yihiin.

So who are Hiraal's board 'advisors?'

Richard Barrett:

Richard Barrett is Director of The Global Strategy Network. He is also a fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London, New America in Washington and the Centre for Research and Security Studies in Islamabad. He is an Adjunct Professor of Law and Financial Integrity at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. He sits on the advisory boards of several institutions, including the International Centre for Counter Terrorism – The Hague; the Global Center on Cooperative Security in Washington; Women Without Borders in Vienna; the Soufan Center in New York, and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue in London. He is a member of the Independent Review Panel of the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) in Geneva and of the International Advisory Board of Hedayah in Abu Dhabi.

From 2004 to 2012, he was Coordinator of the Al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team at the United Nations in New York, appointed by the UN Secretary-General. In 2005 he helped establish the UN Counter Terrorism Implementation Task Force, now known as the Office of Counter Terrorism, where he led on radicalisation, terrorist use of the Internet, and the Financing of Terrorism.

He worked previously for the British Government both at home and overseas with postings in Canada, Jordan, Turkey, and at the United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations in New York.

Bronwen Morrison:

Bronwen Morrison has over 25 years of experience in donor funded stabilization and UN peacekeeping operations in conflict and post conflict countries.  Her country experience includes Somalia, Liberia, Mozambique, Sudan, Iraq, Yemen, Afghanistan, Cambodia, East Timor, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, El Salvador, and Colombia.  Ms. Morrison’s skill set includes civil-military relations and operations, security sector reform, population- centric counter terrorism, conflict research and analysis, stabilization and strategic communications.

Most recently, Ms. Morrison served as the National Security Advisor to the Office of the President in Mogadishu, Somalia and Security Sector Advisor to the Office of Prime Minister.  Previously, in her role leading civil military programs, she developed and oversaw strategic and operational campaign level population engagement programs to gain support against insurgencies in support of Trans Sahel Counter Terrorism Partnership program.  Ms. Morrison also served in United Nations Peacekeeping missions as an embedded political-military officer in UNTAC (Cambodia), ONUSAL (El Salvador), ONUMOZ (Mozambique), and UNPROFOR (Bosnia-Hercegovina).  Ms. Morrison is a former Peace Corps volunteer and speaks Spanish fluently.

Mary Harper:

Mary Harper is the Africa Editor at BBC World Service News. She has reported on Africa for two decades, and has a special interest in the Horn of Africa, especially Somalia, where she spends much of her time.

Much of her work focuses on violent radical Islam in Africa, and sea piracy off its shores. She has reported from many conflict zones including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Sudan, South Sudan, Algeria and the two Congos. Mary is the author of Getting Somalia Wrong? Faith, War and Hope in a Shattered State and is writing a book about the East African jihadist group Al Shabaab. She has written for The Economist, Granta, The Guardian, The Times and The Washington Post and is a regular speaker and moderator at universities, conferences and literary festivals.

She has served on the Advisory Boards of European Commission and other projects related to migration, Islamist extremism and the Horn of Africa, and is a Trustee of a number of Somalia-based organisations.

Mary is an expert witness in Somali-related legal cases and is a fellow of The Rift Valley Institute and The Heritage Institute for Policy Studies. She has degrees from Cambridge University and the School of Oriental and African Studies.

And one of the authors of this 'report' is anti-ciidamada qaranka, writing on Twitter:

 

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Duufaan   

I see Hassan celebrating this as well. Are we celebrating a local Melissia fighting back? Is more likely leaders of all involved are all same locals. The picture of this guy from Bakool is misgiving. Where are the two others captured?

 Last time Hassan had initial success when he nationalized and armed central regions' clan militia instead of continuing where shariif Ahmed left. Guutada koowaad halqabiil, Guutada labaad qabiil kale. For example Guutada 12 which operated shabeelada hoose was exclusively Mahad Salaad's clan and they were abusing the locals. He did stop paying them and they ended up road blockers and clan mellesia. Farmajo had to start from scratch.

Somalia needs long time solution. Hassan needs to sport the Galmudug administration function, support paid local police in every district, and remove roadblocks. There are 120 roadblocks between Hiiraan and Galkacayo alone. 

 

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Ducale   

Al-shabab need to move their project to where it will be most appreciated.  Somaliland. The only Somali region with a prestigious private school entirely sponsored/funded by LGBT. The only Somali region with murtads/atheist  movement from Europe, North America and Africa/somaliland with their headquarter in London. A movement with a large following from one particular clan. A movement hell bend on poisoning the mind of the youth through clan based nationalism which takes precedence above everything especially Islam. 

 

 

 

 

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On 6/18/2022 at 11:05 AM, Duufaan said:

Somalia needs long time solution. Hassan needs to sport the Galmudug administration function, support paid local police in every district, and remove roadblocks. There are 120 roadblocks between Hiiraan and Galkacayo alone. 

Both Galmudug and Hirshabelle are economically not viable as they stand today. These two regions should be joined up together and form a singular entity. However, if economic/security environments change, there should be an option in the future to split them as they are today, lets say after 15-20 years time.

 

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Arafaat   
On 6/18/2022 at 5:59 PM, Ducale said:

Al-shabab need to move their project to where it will be most appreciated.  Somaliland. The only Somali region with a prestigious private school entirely sponsored/funded by LGBT. The only Somali region with murtads/atheist  movement from Europe, North America and Africa/somaliland with their headquarter in London. A movement with a large following from one particular clan. A movement hell bend on poisoning the mind of the youth through clan based nationalism which takes precedence above everything especially Islam. 

It’s apparent you sir, have never been in Somaliland, as lacking religiousness or public morality is certainly not the reality in SL. 

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Jamal Osman explains what he saw on the ground in Alshabab territory. From what he is describing, if it is true as he is saying. Then we can all agree that Alshabab actually runs the most "Government' like entity in what was formerly Ex-Italian Somalia. 

They have free education, free health care, they grow their own foods and run their own factories. 

What Jamal is describing here totally runs in the face of what many thought Alshabab to be. My previous idea of them was some id*0ts who are brainwashed and just doing thuggery under the banner of Islam. 

I am very sure the system that they have is due to the Northerners who are said to constitute the top leadership of the group.  😀

 

  • Haha - That was funny. You made me laugh! 1

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