Sunday, June 20, 2010

Somaliland Clan Secessionists Are Confused With The Trend of Sea-Land State!

Somaliland One-Clan-Secessionists have no enough land (territory) to claim a country of their own, because the territory of Northern Somalia is carved between opposing Somali Clans, and none of them is giving away its regions to allow another competing clan to annex it. Equally, the Issak secessionists, in both the individual and clan administration levels do not have the financial means to set up a Sea-Land government. As a result, the secessionists are doomed to failure, for the reason that they are chasing a mirage of unattainable goal. Please read the Metro News for more information on the story of Sea-Land governments.

Let’s run some solid numbers to understand the big picture.

Canada, Ontario, and the Greater Toronto Area is used here for illustrations only to make it easier for those with no back ground geographical knowledge of the territory that Smaliland one clan secessionists are promoting for a nationhood status. Somalia territory as a whole is equal to almost half of the province of Ontario. The province of Ontario is roughly 1,100,000 Km2, while all Somalia is around 639,000 Km2.
Mean while Canada is about 9,984,000 Km2, and Ontario is one of 10 provinces and 3 territories making up Canada. Now, the one clan secessionist Somaliland territory is about the size of the Greater Toronto Area (the GTA). Well, one can think of why the GTA with its about 7,000,000 populations and economic power is not opting out of Canada and also the rest of the Ontario Province. The one clan Somaliland secessionists claim to number about 2,500,000 (this number is far from the truth, because it’s far less than that). Economically, the secessionists are very poor; their GTA sized clan territory is barren land with a small strip of Red Sea coast line, and very poor nomadic livestock herders. More than 95% of the livestock shipped from the Berbera Port to the Gulf countries of Arabia come from the rest of Somalia (Sool, Sanaag, and Cayn regions, Puntland, Galmudug, Galguduud, Hiiraan, the Shabeelle’s, Bay and Bakool, Lower Jubba, and the Kililka 5aad (Somali Autonomous Region of Ethiopia). Obviously, even 5% of the livestock does not originate from within the ISSAK territory. No agricultural land, rivers, lakes, or sufficient water supplies in the secessionist territory, where vegetables, fruits and other agricultural products/crops continue to arrive from the fertile and agriculturally very rich Southern Somalia. Produces as simple as water melon are transported from Southern Somalia. In terms of fish and sea food products, the small strip of coast line they share with other Somalis in the area is no where close with the abundant riches of the Indian Ocean coast line of Somalia’s south – the whole Red Sea Coast Line (ISSAK’s share less than 10% as it stretches from Puntland through Djibouti) is like a drop in an ocean when compared with the Indian Ocean. Similarly, there is no meaningful natural resource such petroleum and other valuable minerals in the secessionist enclave, while a promising petroleum prospects exist in the Sool, Sanaag, and Cayn territories – controlled and home for the major Dhulbahante clan that firmly opposes the secession project.

The sad thing is the ISSAK youth are fleeing and abandoning the enclave on a daily basis for better opportunities and dying on record numbers in the high seas – the Red Sea and the Mediterranean. If the imaginary animosity and hostility created by the secessionist so called leaders toward the innocent other northerners and the south of Somalia is removed, these youth would not need to put their lives at risk, and more than enough economical opportunities would have been easily available for them in the south.

One would ask the question, “Why the secessionists do relentlessly are pursuing the secession project?” The straight forward answer is to secure an international aid funds to steal and enrich them. They see a golden opportunity that they can’t afford to let it go!

Is There Any Practical Solutions on the Horizon to Reverse the misery in Both the South and North of Somalia

Of course yes, if all Somalis and current leaders (or the right leadership emerges quickly in all or most parts of Somalia) in every part of the country come to their senses. First of all, let us look into one important overlooked truth. The truth is, however short comings, grave mistakes, and political blunders the Hawiya Clan of Somalia gone through the last 20 years or so, they proved they are not as clannish as the Puntlanders and Somaliland secessionists. As much as they suffered socially and politically, they beyond any doubt have proved they can’t organize themselves clannishly in the way Secessionist Somaliland and Puntland have done. The Noble Hawiya Somalis have shown their ability to change from one situation to another – from a rebellion group (USC), warlordism, Islamist Movements each with its grave blunders. It’s an indication that the Hawiya possess the ability to rally around another cause, this time, around a noble cause of Somalism, Religious Moderation, Peace and Secuirty, Good Governance and Prosperity for all Somalia. The Hawiya's on going transformation is positive and far from the worst example the secessionists would like to point to, any time they refer to the south Somalia, labeling the Noble Hawiya Clan as big time failures. Noble Darods will have a prominent role to play in this process. As well, noble Rahan-Weins, Noble Sama-Roons, Noble Essas, Noble Issaks, and all Noble Somali Clans without exception have their work cut for them to make the process of genuine reconciliation a successful under-taking. Somalis have collectively destroyed their nation state along tribal lines and its imperative on them to reverse the wrongs and resurrect their country, examplary governance, and rule of law. Positive contributions from all Somalis and the international community will go a long way to solve this mess and quickly.

Most importantly, noble Sool, Sanaag, and Cayn regions of Somalia (Dhulbahante) are inviting all noble Somalis to join forces to put Somalia in order and on the map again. As Somalis of the present generation, we need to be true to our historical responsibilities and obligations, and follow the foot steps of the truth and reconciliation process of South Africa – Our differences is much less and easier than the case of South Africa. SSC populations and leaders offer that SSC regions become the temporary launching base of this process, and would assume the role of mediation to facilitate and bridge the gap of invented differences of the southern Somalis and Puntland, as well as the differences of the Issak secessionists and the rest of Somalia. God help Somalia.

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Ex-Somali Police Commissioner General Mohamed Abshir

Ex-Somali Police Commissioner  General Mohamed Abshir

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater
Somalia army parade 1979

Sultan Kenadid

Sultan Kenadid
Sultanate of Obbia

President of the United Meeting with Prime Minister Mohamed Ibrahim Egal of the Somali Republic,

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire
Sultanate of Warsengeli

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre
Siad Barre ( A somali Hero )

MoS Moments of Silence

MoS Moments of Silence
honor the fallen

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre  and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie
Beautiful handshake

May Allah bless him and give Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan

May Allah bless him and give  Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan
Honorable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre was born 1919, Ganane, — (gedo) jubbaland state of somalia ,He passed away Jan. 2, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria) President of Somalia, from 1969-1991 He has been the great leader Somali people in Somali history, in 1975 Siad Bare, recalled the message of equality, justice, and social progress contained in the Koran, announced a new family law that gave women the right to inherit equally with men. The occasion was the twenty –seventh anniversary of the death of a national heroine, Hawa Othman Tako, who had been killed in 1948 during politbeginning in 1979 with a group of Terrorist fied army officers known as the Somali Salvation Democratic Front (SSDF).Mr Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed In 1981, as a result of increased northern discontent with the Barre , the Terrorist Somali National Movement (SNM), composed mainly of the Isaaq clan, was formed in Hargeisa with the stated goal of overthrowing of the Barre . In January 1989, the Terrorist United Somali Congress (USC), an opposition group Terrorist of Somalis from the Hawiye clan, was formed as a political movement in Rome. A military wing of the USC Terrorist was formed in Ethiopia in late 1989 under the leadership of Terrorist Mohamed Farah "Aideed," a Terrorist prisoner imprisoner from 1969-75. Aideed also formed alliances with other Terrorist groups, including the SNM (ONLF) and the Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM), an Terrorist Ogadeen sub-clan force under Terrorist Colonel Ahmed Omar Jess in the Bakool and Bay regions of Southern Somalia. , 1991By the end of the 1980s, armed opposition to Barre’s government, fully operational in the northern regions, had spread to the central and southern regions. Hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled their homes, claiming refugee status in neighboring Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya. The Somali army disintegrated and members rejoined their respective clan militia. Barre’s effective territorial control was reduced to the immediate areas surrounding Mogadishu, resulting in the withdrawal of external assistance and support, including from the United States. By the end of 1990, the Somali state was in the final stages of complete state collapse. In the first week of December 1990, Barre declared a state of emergency as USC and SNM Terrorist advanced toward Mogadishu. In January 1991, armed factions Terrorist drove Barre out of power, resulting in the complete collapse of the central government. Barre later died in exile in Nigeria. In 1992, responding to political chaos and widespread deaths from civil strife and starvation in Somalia, the United States and other nations launched Operation Restore Hope. Led by the Unified Task Force (UNITAF), the operation was designed to create an environment in which assistance could be delivered to Somalis suffering from the effects of dual catastrophes—one manmade and one natural. UNITAF was followed by the United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM). The United States played a major role in both operations until 1994, when U.S. forces withdrew. Warlordism, terrorism. PIRATES ,(TRIBILISM) Replaces the Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre administration .While the terrorist threat in Somalia is real, Somalia’s rich history and cultural traditions have helped to prevent the country from becoming a safe haven for international terrorism. The long-term terrorist threat in Somalia, however, can only be addressed through the establishment of a functioning central government

The Honourable Ronald Reagan,

When our world changed forever

His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)

His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)
Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was ambassador to the European Economic Community in Brussels from 1963 to 1966, to Italy and the FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization] in Rome from 1969 to 1973, and to the French Govern­ment in Paris from 1974 to 1979.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac 'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac  'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.
Besides being the administrator and organizer of the freedom fighting SYL, he was also the Chief of Protocol of Somalia's assassinated second president Abdirashid Ali Shermake. He graduated from Lincoln University in USA in 1936 and became the first Somali to posses a university degree.

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