n African Security Review - The battle for Mogadishu : revealing Somalia's fluid loyalties and identities : Africa watch

Volume 18, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1024-6029
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The period January - July 2009 has witnessed the descent of Somalia from a promising state of political accommodation and the success of the Djibouti peace process in January to a state of politico-military anarchy that was highlighted by the Al Shabaab and Hizbul Islam surge for Mogadishu in May 2009.

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