Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Vanishing Nuclear Taboo? How Disarmament Fell Apart

On April 5, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama stood before a massive crowd in Prague and gave a soaring speech announcing his commitment to...

Al-Qaeda thrives despite international fight against it. Why?

Al-Qaeda’s most potent weapon is an idea that we’ve been unable to defeat, writes Ali Soufan, the author of Anatomy of Terror: From the...

Gulf competition in the Horn of Africa: analysis

Greater interests among Gulf states in the Horn of Africa pose significant opportunities as well as challenges to countries in the region. In a...

Somalia: Zero-sum politics will see no winners

Rather than competing over Somalia’s limited resources, political leaders should focus on growing the overall pie. The announcement by Somalia’s Federal Member States in September...

‘I wake up screaming!’ – Former Somalia child soldiers cry for help

Hassan Ghedi Santur, a Somali‐Canadian journalist, novelist, and the author of “Maps of Exile,” a nonfiction account of African migration to Europe writes  that...

How Waddani Changed Somaliland Electoral Landscape

In 2017, Somaliland conducted a successful third presidential election. Waddani party deserves credit for an exemplary election campaign based on civic values, writes Liban Ahmad Last year Somaliland...

We should talk to al-Shabaab now – we owe it to the Mogadishu bomb...

Despite the horror of that attack a year ago, I’ve talked to this group, and I know that dialogue is the only way to...

The scramble for the Red Sea – Analysis

The Red Sea has been the focus of accelerating competition in recent years, with many Gulf and Middle Eastern countries expressing their interest in...

‘Countries’ no longer conform to traditional form, definition so must change

Why You Should Care? Because it’s time for cities to take back their rightful place as the most fundamental building block of human society. OZY has spent...

Eastleigh – Somalis new home in Kenya

Somalia’s collapse into anarchy three decades ago had caused many Somalis to seek refuge in the other world, a large number of them have...

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Somaliland: Are the UAE, DP World going back on Berbera development Abiy’s lead?

DP World downsizes in Berbera: In developing Somaliland's port, the Emirati operator is having to contend with the new political configurations in the Horn. Despite the...

Aung San Suu Kyi’s ‘shameful behavior’ costs her Amnesty International Award

Amnesty International announced today that it has withdrawn its highest honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, from Aung San Suu Kyi, in light of...

UN forum to bring ‘big space data’ benefits to disaster response in Africa

Outer space and disaster response experts, on Monday, gathered at a United Nations forum in Bonn, Germany, to discuss how “big data” including social...