update on Secessionist Somaliland and Al Shabaab two faces of the Same Token (Al Shabaab Puzzle!)
the leadership of Al-Shabaab are from Somaliland (isaaq clan) who are using those postions they hold within Al-Shabaab to prolong the war in Somalia and to prevent any Somali central government from taking place in Mogadishu until Somaliland receives the ever elusive recognition.
These are obvious facts whether you like or not:
1. The suicide bombers who attack Somali civilians in Mogadishu daily all hail from Somaliland.
Somalia at War – Between Radical Islam and Tribal Politics