Somalia: Bloody, 'Warlordism' Coming Back

01/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

NAIROBI, Kenya -- Somalia's transitional government looks as if it is about to flatline. The Ethiopians who have been keeping it alive for two years say they are leaving the country, essentially pulling the plug.

For the past 17 years, Somalia has been ripped apart by anarchy, violence, famine and greed. It seems as though things there can never get worse. But then they do.

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