How about a little good news to start the New Year?

For now, it’s worth popping that leftover bottle of champagne. Somalia’s homegrown fanatics and their al Qaeda allies are on the run; the Ethiopian military is hunting down wanted terrorists (including several implicated in the bombing of our embassies in Kenya and Tanzania), and our enemies have lost a safe haven, a money-laundering capital, a smuggler’s paradise and a launching pad for subversion.