"Those young people who take up guns for al-Shabab need to be able to see that there is a future in a prosperous stable Somalia..."
- DAVID CAMERONBritish Prime Minister, at a conference in London aimed at boosting international support for Somalia's efforts to fight political and economic instability and terrorism
"It is in all our interests to try and help the Somali people address these problems, and yet for two decades politicians in the West have too often dismissed the problems."
- British prime minister DAVID CAMERONgiving the opening remarks at the London Conference on Somalia Thursday. Leaders, including Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, are in attendance
"There is no peace to keep in Somalia. We're just sacrificing our children for nothing."
- WAFULA OGUTTU,spokesman for Uganda's opposition Forum for Democratic Change Party, urging the government to pull Ugandan peacekeepers from Somalia, where militants control large parts of that country
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