Somalia: Where The Chaos And Corruption Seems Endless

https://i2.wp.com/www.strategypage.com/images/white_logo.jpgMarch 15, 2010: The Sufi militia, Ahlu Sunna wal Jamea, has agreed to formally join the Transitional Government. Sufis are believers in a more mystical form of Islam, and are looked down on by many radical Sunni groups. But the Somali Sufis got tired of being harassed by al Shabaab, and have armed and organized themselves for defense over the last year. This helps, but has not helped transform the Transitional Government from a corrupt alliance of clan and warlord militias. This makes the Transitional Government unreliable, and dependent on the AU peacekeepers for its survival

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