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The northeast African country of Somalia has been one of the world's most notorious failed states for more than two decades. Its current government has been pushed out of most of the country's territory and now controls a fraction of the capital city, and high-seas piracy off the country's coast has been the scourge of shipping companies for years.
But for Erik Prince, founder of the notorious security contractor formerly known as Blackwater, that's not a reason to flee the country -- it's a financial opportunity.
Document obtained by Spanish radio station says 'well-placed informers' in constant contact by satellite telephone
Originally posted by harryhaller
Great, send the warmongers into Mogadishu ... let them be with their own kind. They certainly won't all come back out again, GOOD.
As to the pirates ... half the world's navies are fighting a few fishermen with ak47's? AND LOSING??
Isn't that like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and a few hundred other places? Thousands of soldiers LOSING to a few angry flower farmers?