Islamic militants are fighting an Islamic government because the government is not hard line enough. AQ is now in the area helping al Shabaab. Last year the U.S. launched airstrikes in Somalia and back Ethopian troops as they invaded the country. Now the African Union is calling situation complex. Well no kidding with proof that Eritria is backing the insurgents this may again bring Etheopia into the conflict. Ethiopia, Somolia, and Eritria three of the poorest countries in the world and have been fighting for longer than anyone can remember it is no doubt the situation is complex.