Posts Tagged: somalia
The invasion of Somalia has spillover effects in Kenya.
Should the United States choose to support long-term peace and stability over its short-term counterterrorism interests, there is much that it can do to help ensure a peaceful Kenyan election.
The latest IAEA report on Iran may dangerously undermine prospects for a reasonable and negotiated resolution of the Iran-West nuclear standoff.
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.
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
The international community, particularly the United States, is pursuing a dual-track policy that encourages the very warlordism that is pulling Somalia apart at the seams.
Somalia is now suffering from a drought on top of its civil war. Including women in decision-making roles is part of solving both crises.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's violent crackdown of ongoing protests is creating an uncomfortable situation for the United States, which views Museveni as a key regional ally.
The autonomous section of northeast Somalia wants a better deal: for itself and for the whole country.
In what appears to be another U.S. proxy war.