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Somaliland’s uncertain future

By Stefan Simanowitz  

Downtown Hargeisa: if the coming elections survive al Qaeda, the country could flourish

“Terrorists live in the seams between countries,” says Michael Chertoff, former head of Homeland Security under the Bush administration, explaining why the unguarded frontiers of the Sahel, stretching from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean, are increasingly being seen as the new front line in the war on terror. In the first two weeks of June a policeman was…

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