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By Bob Dole
The industrious island has proved itself worthy of U.S. inclusion
Topic - Abshir Mohamed
"When they first arrived, we thought that they were an invading force that wanted to colonize Somalia," said Abshir Mohamed, a Mogadishu resident. "But their actions quickly changed our minds. We saw they didn't have that intention and are doing an ultimate sacrifice for our freedom."
AMISOM troops, he said, freed Mogadishu from constant war, but he lamented the number of civilians killed.