Tuesday, August 17, 2010

President Faroole fumbled the ball!!!

It is always sad and unfortunate when a war breaks out at any part of Somalia, but there are areas you can expect every hour of our time and some places that shocks you as the news comes up first. Recently the President of the government of Puntland declared multipurpose war against the natural resource troops of district of Galgala and its surroundings led by Mohamed Said (aka Atam). The death toll from conflict tops almost (ninety) on both sides which entered into its third week without any sign of halting or mediation so far. One thing I know is this; since I am an expert of Calmadow area of land which starts from Ethiopia to the edge of Alula district, it will be zero chance for Puntland troops to win this war against those who know the area well and been their ideal hide-out for long time, akin to Afghanistan's Tore Bora Mountains if not worse.

Galgala locates about 60 to 63 kilometer South West of Bosaso.The people of this city are very peaceful who are mainly farmers cultivate all their crops, in addition, god blessed this city with a cool climate when you compare to the one in Bosaso and the surrounding area. Like any other neglected and forgotten parts of the Puntland which locates on the left side of the long highway which runs from Garowe on your way to Bosaso, Galgala has never been active member of Puntland, nor does Puntland administration have any office in that district whatsoever.

What is the authensity claim of Puntland State that Sheikh Atam is terrorist and alshabaab?

Sheikh Atam, is young and an elusive cleric fought Puntland previous administration in the past over oil and mineral exploration projects. In 2006, as much as 36 people died in Majayahan village, and after several failed missions, the then Punt land’s President Ade Muse, abandoned the bloody project. Ever since, Sheikh Atom and his militia stayed in Gal gala, Majayahan and Dalan, and termed themselves (The Defenders of Sanaag Resources).Meanwhile, some say Puntland’s President, Abdirahman Farole, who resided in Australia and holds Australian citizenship, wants to resume the oil and mineral exploration projects, a plan which the people of the area (Galgala, Majayahan, Dalan, etc) fiercely oppose.

In fact, what most Somali administrations have in common in these days especially TFG, Puntland and Somaliland, is if they want to get international support they have to label the terrorist stamp on the other side opposing them who usually happen to be the Islamist groups. So, Ever since Cade’s defeat in Majiyahan, Puntland government inclusively generated a great deal of effort in conveying and propagating a negative reputation about Sheikh Atam in order to rally for an international support behind them. Rumors deliberately spread widely to harm sheikh Atam were fore stance; his is terrorist, he has foreigners in his militia, he is extremely powerful in military, and also he has built an airport so on and so forth. That is a form of communication that is aimed at influencing the attitude of western countries after 9/11 in order to generate not only a financial support, but also military support from those act as though god gave them the mandate and the responsibility to secure the world.
As a matter of fact, it is very obvious that Sheikh Atam and Puntland Intelligence Service (PIS) will not co-exist for ever and that is what force sheikh Atam to live unto the maintains for almost 6 years. Sheikh Atam knows PIS is most dangerous institution of Puntland State, at same time whenever they get opportunity to get him will be his last dance and that is biggest reason that Sheikh Atam will never trust Puntand government until PIS destroyed. Even though, President Faroole tried to disperse the PIS, American and Ethiopian countries which formed this Institution lashed out that idea.PIS is notorious institution which is famous for selling, killing and torturing the Muslim clerics who they see as active in Puntland society.

My advice:

1) Without exceeding any severity of the situation I would advise Faroole to call back his troops from the recently fought area and come back to negotiation table.

2) Warsangeli Elders have to step into the situation one more time to save more lives before disaster comes to end the situation.

3) All concerned sides must show restraint and give chance to negotiation and peace.

4) Government must compensate all destroyed properties during the war including; burnt Farms, damaged houses, and other properties took by Puntland troops from the civil houses.

5) Puntland troops of Warsangeli only must stay the highway connects between Karin and Laag.

6) Most important PIS must be destroyed whether USA and Ethiopia like or not, if they refuse, people must take the guns and fight them.

Thank you. Abdilahi M. Abdi  Saeed_goo@hotmail.com

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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
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Sultan Kenadid
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Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire
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Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre  and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie
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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

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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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