<p> Are we really <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/09/world/africa/09cnd-somalia.html?hp&amp;ex=1168405200&amp;en=1c795b2adf6eaddb&amp;ei=5094&amp;partner=homepage">bombing targets in Somalia</a>?  What's next, a increase in troops in Iraq?  Oh, wait a minute...

</p><p> David Weinberger points to a couple of illuminating articles from Ethan Zuckerman to explain that the Somalia strikes aren’t isolated incidents, but the opening shots in a struggle to control the horn of Africa, which we need if we are to continue dominating the universe protecting human rights.

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