n African Security Review - The battle for Mogadishu : revealing Somalia's fluid loyalties and identities : Africa watch
|Article Title||The battle for Mogadishu : revealing Somalia's fluid loyalties and identities : Africa watch|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Author||Paula Cristina Roque|
|Publication Date||Sep 2009|
|Pages||74 - 79|
|Keyword(s)||Clan politics, Conflict, Fluid allegiances, Somalia and Warlords|
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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