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President of Somalia: how my country defeated extremism

Mogadishu knows only too well the tragedy of the sort of attacks experienced last month in Bamako and Paris but it is bouncing back stronger

Somali military march at a Ministry of Defense compound during celebrations on the 55th anniversary of the Somalia force in Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday, April 12, 2015. © AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh

If we get knocked down, we get back up stronger and more determined than ever. As in Somalia, so around the world.

Four months ago, Mogadishu’s Jazeera Palace Hotel…

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