Monday, May 29, 2017

President Donald Trump meets with GCC leaders

The much-anticipated US-GCC Summit has kicked off as US President Donald Trump sat down with Gulf leaders and officials at the King Abdulaziz Conference...

Was Israel behind US laptop ban on Mideast airlines?

US news reports say Israel was the source of intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed to the Russians during a White House meeting last...

Almost 20000 Americans were asked to point out North Korea on a map. This...

People are less likely to think the US should do nothing about North Korea, if they cannot point to it on a map. The New York...

UNDER TRUMP, EVERYTHING IS WRONG IN WASHINGTON

It’s time to admit that Washington is Baghdad on the Potomac. The branches of government are at war with one another, and no one...

Somaliland: Q & A session with HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign...

On Thursday 20 April Africa Research Institute hosted HE Dr Sa’ad Ali Shire, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Somaliland, who addressed guests and answered questions...

Why the US Cares About Somalia

The country (Somalia) is a test case for Washington’s balance-of-power strategy. Something is quietly stirring in the Horn of Africa. Over the past month, the...

London Predatory Carnival On Somalia

I cannot think of any Somali national issue that was debated in the public domain as vigorously, and as intelligently, as the London Conference...

Is the London Somalia Conference 2017 another imperialist deja vu?

Somalis see no reason to trust this week’s conference in London after similar initiatives in the past did little to address the core issues In...

Macron defeats Le Pen: Highlights of the French Presidential Vote

■ The independent centrist Emmanuel Macron defeated Marine Le Pen and will become the next president of France, according to preliminary results on Sunday,...
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When is the UK general election 2017 – what happens next?

Dates and full timetable as Britain heads to the polls for snap election Britain is voting in a snap general election. Here's everything you need...

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HISTORY REPEATING ITSELF IN THE HORN OF AFRICA: IS THE CRIME IN DARFUR BEING...

It is saddening to witness repetitions of similar tragic events in history. Recurrences of such dreadful events can even sound farcical when they happen...

Turkey to feed Somalia’s hungry during Ramadan

Turkey will deliver around 15,000 tonnes of food to Somalia during the holy month of Ramadan, as East Africa continues to edge closer to...

Trump considers major changes amid escalating Russia crisis

President Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his...