Here we go again. According to the Los Angeles Times, the United States is responsible for the rise of religious extremism and the al Qaeda-linked Shabaab terror group. If we just hadn't targeted the well-meaning, though slightly radical, Islamic Courts Union, everything in Somalia would be just wonderful -- or so the Times would have you believe.
Sure, there would be a Taliban-like region in the Horn of Africa, but they'd have security. And certainly there would be no ties to al Qaeda!
Be sure to read it all.
Flashback from Jawa Report: American Traitor Leading Jihad in Somalia?
Crossposted at Jawa Report