Posts Tagged: somalia
The Nairobi Mall attack ripped open wounds still healing from the electoral violence in 2007 and 2008.
Jeremy Scahill's 'Dirty Wars' conveys the sinister, unaccountable, and deadly power concentrated in the halls of Washington that now threatens the planet.
Jon Letman interviews Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) about drones, U.S. militarism in Africa, and the portrayal of Muslims in the U.S. media.
The U.S. recognition of Somalia as a sovereign and equal partner entails new responsibilities for both parties.
Only a policy of sustained affirmative action can address ingrained gender imbalances in Somalia.
For the first time in years, Somalis are enjoying a renewed sense of hope and optimism
The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West's scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.
Vivid memories of "Black Hawk Down" mean attacks will be confined to air strikes.
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.