Sunday, January 29, 2023

Somaliland: Consequences of Revival of Stalled Talks with Somalia

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It will be the biggest mistake to cross the threshold of recognition if the Somaliland government revives and resumes stalled talks with Somalia Executive Summary Tensions...

Why It Is Time to ‘Africanize’ Somaliland’s Foreign Policy

Few of us were surprised by the fact that the United States did not invite Somaliland and Eritrea to the U.S – Africa Leaders...

Why are US Troops in Somalia War Not Even Remotely to American Security?

The U.S. war in Somalia rarely receives much media coverage, so it was notable that The Washington Post published a long article last week detailing the...

Milking the Somalia Government Power: Hold, Leave, Oppose, Hold..

A depressingly familiar cycle has become set in Somali politics. Indirect electoral processes take place every four to five years. New faces come to...

Why I Left San Francisco for Somaliland

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In early 2022, my wife and I, a Texan and a New Yorker, decided to leave our tech jobs in San Francisco to move...

Somalia’s Strategy for the War Against Al-Shabaab Will Condemn the Country to Perpetual Hell

To call for tribal groups to arm themselves and fight al-Shabaab without a national civic pact and credible national leadership repeats the mistakes of...

Culture in Focus: A People in Search of Recognition

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This week, a relatively unknown yet remarkable event will be taking place just a stone’s throw from the bustling and vertiginous Square Mile in...

In the Horn, A Person Dies of Hunger Every 4 Seconds

The global hunger crisis is so severe that one person is starving to death every four seconds, according to humanitarian relief organizations. Hunger is the...

African Union Cedes Control to Al-Shabab in Somalia

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Al-Shabab, a rabid Islamist organisation, has wreaked havoc on Somalia for over a decade now. Allegiant since 2012 to the militant pan-Islamist organization al-Qaeda,...

US-Based Companies Complicit in Looting of African Wealth

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If you caught the breaking news story about Russians flying gold out of Sudan, straight from the mines, you were likely shocked by the blatant theft....