News Analysis – More Troops for Somalia, but No Peace to Keep – NYTimes.com

The approach goes against the grain of what recent history has taught about Somalia, analysts point out — that no amount of outside firepower has brought the country to heel. Not thousands of American Marines in the early 1990s. Not the enormous United Nations mission that followed. Not the Ethiopian Army storming into Somalia in 2006. Not the current African Union peacekeepers, who are steadily wearing out their welcome.

News Analysis – More Troops for Somalia, but No Peace to Keep – NYTimes.com

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