The Consumption of Khat and Other Drugs in Somali Combatants: A Cross-Sectional Study

@article{Odenwald2007TheCO,
  title={The Consumption of Khat and Other Drugs in Somali Combatants: A Cross-Sectional Study},
  author={Michael G. Odenwald and Harald H Hinkel and Elisabeth Schauer and Frank Neuner and Maggie Schauer and Thomas Elbert and Brigitte Rockstroh},
  journal={PLoS Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={4},
  pages={455 - 472}
}
BACKGROUND For more than a decade, most parts of Somalia have not been under the control of any type of government. This "failure of state" is complete in the central and southern regions and most apparent in Mogadishu, which had been for a long period in the hands of warlords deploying their private militias in a battle for resources. In contrast, the northern part of Somalia has had relatively stable control under regional administrations, which are, however, not internationally recognized… CONTINUE READING