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The Africa we don't see
Somalia Lawmakers Meddlers or Mediators?
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Somalia civil wars result from the old and new fault lines of ethnicity, religion, and regionalism. as products of profound inequities in political and economic resources, these wars are compounded by the ability of elites and political entrepreneurs to mobilize ethnic differences and historical grievances. Some
Somali wars are centralist, whereby insurgents, disasters with the prevailing distribution of state power, employ violence to gain access to political and economic resources. In centralist conics such as Somaliland, Puntland, Jubbaland and so many others state governments and their challengers struggle for control of state power, to the nature of the political system and rules of national governance. Others are separatist or secessionist conic ts in which insurgents mount challenges to established territories and seek to create new states by invoking distinctive ethnic, regional, religion, and cultural claims
LAWMAKERS THE POWER BROKERS.
Negotiation and bargaining will takeplace in addition to other functions that mediators usually perform, such as facilitating communication, conciliating between the Prime minster and the president, inventing proposals and packages that might become acceptable to both sides. Powerful actors, or those who have plentiful resources at their disposal, are more likely to succeeding this style of mediation than weak or poor ones because you have to pay thousand of US dollars in order to be defended by your seat either way "DAADKA BAA KU QAADI" you will be uprooted by motion.
The role of leverage has led many analysts to depict effective interveners
in Somalia wars as mediators with clout, muscle, or the ability to act as power brokers
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