Posts Tagged: Al Shabaab
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 deeper look at what the Westgate attack tells us about al-Shabaab--and how to respond.
When Kenya invaded Somalia in 2011, it overturned a 48-year-old policy of not involving itself in the armed conflicts of its neighbors—and now innocent Kenyans are paying the price.
Fissures are beginning to appear in Isaias Afewerki's dictatorship.
The international community should accept that a centralized state structure cannot be reconstituted within the borders of what used to be Somalia.
As Somalia's roadmap for stability encounters internal political hurdles, the upcoming British conference on Somalia might be the most realistic chance to eradicate extremism and keep the nation together.
Kenya's invasion of Somalia, with U.S. support, is as ill-advised as the last time a U.S. ally tried to remake the fractured country by force.