Somalia

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on January 5, 2007

Question(s)

Explain the news item to which this cartoon refers.

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Answer(s)

Radical Islamists are attempting to take control of countries around the world.  Somalia’s government had been taken over by a radical Islamist group that imposed sharia law (Islamic law) on the country.  Last week, with the help of Ethiopian government troops, Somalis drove the Islamists out of power and regained control of the government.

Read a news report about this at WorldMag.com

 

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