Skip to comments.Hassan Sheikh Mohamud: Somalia’s new president profiled
Posted on 09/13/2012 12:09:32 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Hassan Sheikh Mohamud's dogged determination not to give up on Somalia despite years of conflict, warlordism, piracy and Islamist insurgency has finally paid off.
The peace activist and educational campaigner remained in Somalia throughout the 21-year civil war, unlike many other Somali intellectuals.
Described as a moderate Islamist, Mr. Mohamud is also said to have been close to the Union of Islamist Courts (UIC).
He also has links with al-Islah, the Somali branch of the Muslim brotherhood, which was vital in rebuilding the education system in the wake of the clan conflicts.
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Aren’t any of these guys named “Larry”?
That’s not an Arabic name, since it comes from Latin “Laurentius”. No good Muslim can have a name that isn’t Arabic after all.
How about “Moe”?
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