17 Sep
"To some degree this is a replay of 2006 when Ethiopian forces invaded Somalia in an effort to help the then TFG [Transitional Government], and al-Shabaab was actually able to launch a very effective and bloody guerrilla campaign that sapped the will of Ethiopia to stay there."

—E.J. Hogendoorn, Crisis Group’s Horn of Africa Project Director, on Somalia’s new president’s narrow escape from a suicide bomb attack, in “Al-Shabaab is not done with Somalia”, Radio Netherlands Worldwide