Regions / Somalia
The politicization of humanitarian aid poses a huge moral dilemma for NGO workers.
The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.
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.