31 May '13, 11am

SOMALIA: Blood Money Rules - Strategy Page #Somalia

May 31, 2013: The government accuses Kenya of supporting separatists in the south who want to establish an independent state. Back in April the government told clan leaders meeting in Kismayo (to organize the new statelet of Jubaland) that the government would not recognize their independence as it does Somaliland and Puntland. This all began two years ago when Kenya told local clan leaders that, in return for their cooperation in chasing al Shabaab out of the area, Kenya would support the formation of Jubaland. Kenyan troops subsequently joined the UN recognized Somali peacekeeping force and are now technically in opposition to any independence for Jubaland. But the local clan leaders are going ahead with it anyway and Kenyan troops are refusing to interfere. Many Somalis also suspect that Kenya has plans to annex the area Jubaland is supposed to include because Kenya has...

Full article: http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/somalia/articles/20130531...

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