Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Somalia: US-Made Weapons Used by US-Trained Militia in Bosaso Deadly Attack – Report

Weapons were directly supplied to the Puntland Security Force in Somalia but after the US withdrew, the group split and fought internally over control...

The Horn of Africa’s Dubious Dialogues

The dialogues in the Horn of Africa inspire little confidence to resolve the region’s crises while U.S. diplomatic efforts seem insufficient in an area...

Biden plans to Send Troops to Somalia Reversing Trump Directive

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Biden OKs Plan to Send U.S. Troops Back to Somalia. But the Pentagon is deploying fewer this time. U.S. President Joe Biden has approved a...

Somalia’s Next Leader to Inherit Nation Mired in Crisis

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A violent Islamist insurgency, looming famine, political chaos, and a threadbare economy in tatters — these major crises and more await whoever wins Sunday’s...

ISIS Picks Up Terrorist Attacks in Africa – Officials

 The Islamic State’s regional affiliates in Africa are carrying out lethal attacks at a tempo far surpassing that of the parent organization that once...

How the Israeli Army Perceives the Russian-Ukraine War, 70 Days In

From the resurgence of large-scale wars to the drawbacks of urban fighting, Israel has been drawing its own conclusions from Putin's failure Around 70 days...

Al-Shabaab Kills Burundian Peacekeepers in Somalia

The African Union and the Burundian army commented on the attack, breaking from tradition. The African Union says a number of Burundian peacekeepers were killed...

Hold-thy-tongue Diplomacy in Ethiopia

The sudden but quiet departure of a U.S. envoy to the region sends a powerful signal about the need for action in ending a...

The Price of Civil War: A Survey of Somalia’s Arms Markets

After the publication of the report ‘An Iranian fingerprint?’, in November 2021, the current report presents additional findings from the eight-month collection of field data,...

Somalia PM Gives Shabaab Mortars on Parliament a Political Hue

The Prime Minister of the AU-guarded administration of Somalia, Mohamed Hussein Rooble, gave a daylight mortar attack on the newly-elected federal parliament a political...