A Great Article On "Lawless" Somalia

Dear Everyone;
  This Mises article on "lawless" Somalia is very insightful as it describes a country surviving without a central government and doing quite nicely. Thank You.
  Anarchy does mean a country can survive if it has an underlying means for ajudicating disputes without formal court procedures. In this case Somali's Tribal Affiliations.
  Even the CIA acknowledges how well off Somalia in its CIA factbook :
      "Despite the seeming anarchy, Somalia's service sector has managed to survive and grow. Telecommunication firms provide wireless services in most major cities and offer the lowest international call rates on the continent. In the absence of a formal banking sector, money exchange services have sprouted throughout the country, handling between $500 million and $1 billion in remittances annually. Mogadishu's main market offers a variety of goods from food to the newest electronic gadgets. Hotels continue to operate, and militias provide security."

  Ron Getty
  SF Libertarian