Africa Notes: Somalia: Next Up in the War on Terrorism? - January 2002
January 16, 2002
Somalia now appears to be at or near the top of the list of countries targeted for an expanded war on Islamic terrorists. Somalia’s sudden rise to prominence in the war on global terrorism has government officials, analysts, journalists, and the attentive public scrambling for information and analysis about a country that has been studiously ignored since the failed UN intervention there in 1993–1995.