Since 2011, Ethiopia has intervened and sacrificed a lot to create a peaceful environment in Somalia as well as to defend its national security from terrorist groups with its finance. AMISOM and SNA are unable to expand their territories through ousting Al-Shaba’ab from its current controls. Accordingly, the UNSC passed the resolution that increases the number of uniformed personnel by four thousand and logistics so as to expel Al-Shaba’ab from rural areas and other strategic locations. Nonetheless, Al-Shaba’ab controls a significant part of south central Somalia. It also influences the groups such as Galg...
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...in Ethiopia in terms of the financial burden. Nevertheless, the operation on the ground doesn’t institutes improvement on the land since the transfer of Ethiopia from unilateral intervention in Somalia to fight Al-Shaba’ab to AMISOM have nothing positive effect on increasing the number of fighters on the ground. And, Ethiopia should not sacrifice beyond this by deploying its troops financed by the Ethiopian economy. As a result, the security of Somalia may be deteriorated due to inability to consolidate the existing gains and proceeding forward to liberate other areas from Al-shaba’ab that needs deployment of additional troops on the ground. Consequently, the international community especially the United Nations and African Union have to seek alternatives that enhances the capabilities of either the mission or the national army so as to cover Somalia territories.
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