Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Somaliland the Only Loser in the Guelleh Versus Djibouti Charade

Public opinion in Somaliland is currently preoccupied with the case of Mr. Ahmed Osman Guelleh, a prominent Somaliland-Djibouti tycoon and owner of Somaliland Beverage...

Time the International Community Officially Recognized Somaliland

An Argument For International Recognition Of Somaliland An Argument for International Recognition of Somaliland. Following the collapse of the Barre military dictatorship, Somalia has descended into...

How Puntland can Bridge Differences with Somaliland

Puntland witnessed fourth peaceful transfer of power in January 2019 since the federal member state was created as an autonomous administration in August 1998....

Somaliland Needs to Take a Tougher Stand with Somalia

“I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of a government lies in knowing when to be the lion and...

Somalia Media Out to Discredit Michael Rubin for Somaliland Support

Somalia media has started a no-holds-barred attack on Michael Rubin, a scholar-writer who is currently a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. What do Somalians...

In Somalia, The United States, UN Repeat Mistakes They Made in Iraq

The State Department and USAID will invest more than $500 million in Somalia this year. That comes in addition to more than $1 billion in United Nations assistance....

Somalia Falls Into The Chinese Debt, Resources Drain Net

Fishing is one of the most highly profitable sectors across the globe and, the tuna industry alone is worth about $10 billion globally. Surveys...

Why Somaliland Could Where Others Failed: A Call to the Democratic World!

The Freedom House has recently issued its annual report about democracy in the world with a world map, where a clear distinction between democratic...

Somalia: Robbing justice or enabling peace?

Since October, Somalia has been rocked by a struggle between Mukhtar Robow, an amnestied former top-level al-Shabab commander, and Somalia’s federal government. The crisis...

The U.S. is now negotiating with the Taliban. Would negotiations work with al-Shabab?

In his State of the Union address, President Trump announced that the United States is conducting talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan to end the...

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