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    The next cause of the Somali Civil War is the prevalence of clans in Somalia. The role of clans in Somalia is an important social unit in Somalia just as it is in the rest of Africa. Upon saying that, there is a lot of division that goes into the formation of these clans despite the fact Somalia is very homogenous and the population is 99% Somalian (Terdman 2008, 12). Due to this, the vast majority of its citizens share both a common language and a common culture. (Woods 1997, 1) Still, clans are often split up in to sub-sections through patrilineal lineages (Elmi and Barise 2006, 6). One sub-clan in Somalia is estimated to consist of 100,000 members (Terdman 2008, 13). One of the most dominant clans is the Hawiye. Members of this clan live…

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    “exceptionally meritorious service” between July 2011 and March 2013. The citation for the award credits the military’s success against the Al-Shabaab to General Karangi’s strategic vision, leadership, and significant embodiment of the combatant character. It further states that, to liberate the port city of Kismayu, the General authorized the implementation of a multifaceted joint arms operation that effectively utilized land, sea and aerospace components. The citation honored him for…

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    my bias towards the fact that the family is Muslim, evidenced by their use of the Koran, is a reality. In addition to my own personal experience, I am subject to the daily influence of mainstream media which tends to report violent acts of terror, often associated with forms of radical individuals who happen to be a Somali Muslim as well. In very recent cases, some of the attackers in Minnesota have been of Somali descent. Minneapolis, Minnesota has the largest population of Somali immigrants,…

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    For example, the tourism industry immensely contributes to the U.S economy. In 2015, foreign tourists spent about $199 billion in the U.S, which made up 9% of U.S exports in 2015 (“Correction: Trump-Immigration-Economic Impact Story”). However, there has been little growth in travel and tourism since the record level in 2015 (“Correction: Trump-Immigration-Economic Impact Story”). Trump’s immigration policy will only further hurt the growth of travel and tourism because many people, specifically…

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    Somaliland Research Paper

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    The Republic of Somaliland (formerly known as north-west Somalia) is situated in the horn of Africa. Its boundaries are defined by the Gulf of Aden to the north, Somalia to the east, federal state of Ethiopia to the south and west, and republic of Djibouti in the northwest. The total area of Somaliland is 137,600 km2 with a coastline of 850kms with the most strategic sea ports in the world (i.e. Berbera Port, Zeila, and Los-qorey etc.). The population is estimated at four million consists of…

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    The Somali Civil War has been ongoing since 1991. From famine, to a large drop in the economy, to the lack of education being provided, the country is facing many challenges. Conferences are held, and speeches are given to try and get Somalia and the Somali people out of crisis. Many speeches are given at these conferences, but there are two that can be analyzed and compared on their use of ethos, logos, and pathos. David Cameron and Herman Van Rompuy play two very different roles in the Somali…

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    Somalia Geography Somalia is located in eastern Africa. It has three countries that border it. Kenya, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. The capital is Mogadishu. The absolute location is 2.0333 N, 45.3500 E. The Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden are the two bodies of water that surround it. Somalia is a small country, they don’t have many major landmarks. But there is a place called Lag Badana National Park. It’s located in Badhaadhe, Somalia. It is located on the far southern coast. The tallest mountain…

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    Somali Civil War

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    The language (sound and body) is also associated with the films binarism that seeks to demonize the Somalians. First of all, you can tell that most of the American soldiers have years of training and experience making them effective fighters, but the Somali militia forces are shown as a barley functionable fighting force. In many of the fight scenes, the militia not only can’t aim, but they are super disorganized in how they fight. They rarely even utilize guerrilla tactics when fighting and…

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    A Long Way Gone Essay

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    from the United States to prevent starvation and the spread of disease. In the fiscal year of 2008, the US provided more than $270 million in resources as a gift to the Somali people. Although US citizens are contributing greatly to support essentially an entire continent, needs of the people have influenced aggressive internal competition for basic resources. This has brought on consequences including internal civil warfare among local citizens, but puts international trade at risk as the most…

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    Fortunately for our family, we had different families who lived outside the capital city and since the battle was just going ahead in the capital city it implied that we could move and discover a spot to live outside the capital city. Living outside the capital city was troublesome on the grounds that there was no electricity power and clean water as a great many people who live there can't bear to pay for the water and electricity bill. I've lived in Mogadishu, where the life there is sad, risk…

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