Somalia lost a track to ditch itself out the quagmire. Somali had come through three decades of bloody civil strife. There had been hopes ever since that it will gradually stroll to a federal system which had been considered to be a good antidote to its ailment after three Somali central governments passed authority one after the other.
Unfortunately, whatever gains achieved is wasted by the corruption of the current central government. Mistrust and clan animosity and the legacy of internecine wars forbade any other systems of governance.