Monday, May 27, 2019

Erdogan believes European version of democracy failed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the ongoing “yellow vests” protest movement reveals Europe’s failure in democracy, human rights and freedom, speaking...

The End of the Democratic Century: Autocracy’s Global Ascendance

At the height of World War II, Henry Luce, the founder of Time magazine, argued that the United States had amassed such wealth and power that...

Russia To Set Up Somaliland Base As Putin Plots Naval Supremacy

VLAD’S LAND GRAB? Power-mad Putin ‘plotting to build naval base in east Africa near key Suez trade route in muscle flexing with West’ The rumoured location...

Waddani ‘Leader’ Releases a 6-Point Proposal Which Opposes Time Set For Parliamentary Elections

The 'Leader' of Waddani opposition party, Hersi Ali Haj Hassan, released, Wednesday, a six-point proposal which appears to be a fresh set of hurdles...

Terrorism More About Politics Than Religion

Every one of our counter-terrorism officials should take a keen interest in what French-American anthropologist Scott Atran says. He is a globally acknowledged authority...

Is political integration in the Horn of Africa possible?

Recent diplomatic initiatives in the Horn are a positive step, but the region needs much more to achieve lasting peace. Following his recent efforts to...

Turkey and the New Scramble for Africa: Ottoman Designs or Unfounded Fears?

Editor’s Note: Turkey has emerged as an important, but confusing, actor in the greater Middle East and beyond. Its policies have oscillated as its...

Somaliland delegation in Egypt Meets with Egyptian cabinet – MoFA Update

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Somaliland released, on its Facebook page, an official statement on the formal visit to Egypt...

In Somalia, U.S. Escalates a Shadow War

The Obama administration has intensified a clandestine war in Somalia over the past year, using Special Operations troops, airstrikes, private contractors and African allies...

Senate and House Leaders Call for Inquiry of Russian Hacking in Election

The top two Republicans in Congress said on Monday that they supported investigations into possible Russian cyberattacks to influence the American election, setting up...

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Actor Clooney Troubled by ISIS Threats, Afraid for Family Security

As Amal Clooney brings charges against the Islamic State to the French courts, her husband, George Clooney, is opening up about the frequent security risks...

Somalia: Farmaajo Gives JKIA A Wide Berth Fearing Humiliation

Following the latest incident where three top government officials from Somalia were blocked from entering Kenya, President Mohammed Farmaajo on Friday avoided Nairobi on...

Israelis Protest Against PM Netanyahu, Proposed Immunity Legislation

Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv on Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity...