In addition to political and humanitarian reasons, Somalia has one more reason to try to establish peace: oil.
Estimates of Somalia's oil reserves, both onshore and offshore, go as high as 110 billion barrels of oil. In addition, there also may be vast natural gas reserves in Somali waters in the Indian Ocean.
(Photo: REUTERS/Abdiqani Hassan)
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