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Vol 48 No 9

Published 27th April 2007


The Jihadists' friend

Eritrea now condemns foreign involvement in Somalia. Last year, it sent large quantities of arms and fighters, and a training mission, to the Islamic Courts Union (ICU), then in power. In January, President Issayas Afeworki sent a minister to Nairobi to ransom a general and several senior officers who had been caught trying to escape from Somalia across the Kenyan border.

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