Regions / Somalia
An ill-advised American-supported Ethiopian invasion transformed Al-Shabab from a marginal player into a major force.
Sadly, innocent Kenyans are paying the price for their government's actions in Somalia.
Somalia is plagued by sexual violence, and many of the perpetrators are foreign troops.
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Concerned about terrorism as well as influence from Washington's economic rivals, the Obama administration is renewing its efforts to support the Somali central government.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
Somalia's power-sharing system has failed.
New films, reports, and media coverage are finally giving the American public a taste of the personal tragedies involved in the U.S. drone war.
The war on terror has become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
A deeper look at what the Westgate attack tells us about al-Shabaab--and how to respond.