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December 28, 2006

Somali/Ehiopian Troops Roll Into Mogadishu As Islamists Run For Their Lives

Great news, but perhaps this is just like the fall of Baghdad. When terrorists try to fight a conventional war, they lose. Disasterously. After taking their lumps over such hubris, they go back to war on their terms, i.e., massacring schoolgirls.

But maybe not:

Somali government troops backed by Ethiopian forces rolled into Mogadishu without firing a shot Thursday, a striking gain in its bid to recapture the country from an Islamic movement that had once seemed nearly invincible.

Hours earlier, the Islamic militants fled Mogadishu, pledging to make a last stand in southern Somalia.

Please do make that last stand. Your martyrdom is so close, why, you can almost taste it!

Sieze that martyrdom. It's yours; you've earned it.


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