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© Martin Adler / Panos Pictures..Mogadishu, Somalia. February 2002...The Shingani district in central Mogadishu is in ruins after years of factional fighting. Somalia has been without a central government since President Siad Barre was overthrown in 1991. Instead, warlords supported by heavily armed militias have ruled the country. The US has claimed that Somalia may become a new base for global terrorism in the wake of the war in Afghanistan.