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clans Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about clans
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“Even if the Habr Gidr were somehow crippled or destroyed, wouldn’t that just elevate the next most powerful clan? Or did the Americans expect Somalia to suddenly sprout full-fledged Jeffersonian democracy?”
Mark Bowden
author
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War
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america
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“They were trying to take down a clan, the most ancient and efficient social organization known to man. Didn’t the Americans realize that for every leader they arrested there were dozens of brothers, cousins, sons, and nephews to take his place?”
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“You are safe...You have my name and my family, my clan, and if necessary, the protection of my body as well. The man willna lay hands on ye agin while I live.”
James Fraser
Claire Randall Fraser
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