Before 1991 Ahmed Mohamed saw the future stretched out before him. A former Arabic teacher, he had recently started a carpentry business with his brother. Times were good. Then civil war broke out in his native Somalia and things fell apart. "The gunmen came to our door," the bearded and bespectacled 54-year-old recounts. "They told me, 'We don't want to kill you. We just want your money.' They took everything: money, papers, car, timber... More >>>