Somaliland: Appeals to Britain for Help

In the harsh terrain of the Horn of Africa, torn by decades of war, a
peaceful Muslim democracy with a pro-Western government has emerged on the
territory of a former British Protectorate. Somaliland has its own flag,
anthem, currency, army and elected government - yet the country of 3.5
million people does not appear on any map. By seizing de facto independence
from Somalia 15 years ago, Somaliland escaped the anarchy engulfing its
southern neighbor.
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