Interesting post on the collapse of the state in Somalia.


Being my first blog post, I would like to talk about failed states and how corrupt the government has truly become in this world. Failed states are defined as states that have failed to provide the basic elements that are necessary in any sovereign government. Somalia is just one of the many places in the world that have been labeled a “failed state”, however in this post, I will narrow my focus solely on Somalia. “There is no law here, no justice system” says the reporter. I found this quite shocking when I first heard this because I always thought in order to keep any sort of peace between people in a country, a established government should be in order. This country has a population of 9 million and in many parts of the country, “there is no education, as well as no health care”. Most of the aid anyone gets in this…

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