Sunday, November 28, 2021

Editorial

U.S. Withdrawal or Disengagement from Somalia? Assessing Somalia’s and Kenya’s Concerns

U.S. Withdrawal or Disengagement from Somalia? Assessing Somalia’s and Kenya’s Concerns

The Somali and Kenyan governments fear resurgence by al-Shabaab as a result of the U.S. withdrawing its forces from Somalia. The exit was completed...
Somalia’s election impasse: A crisis of state building

Somalia’s election impasse: A crisis of state building

The four-year term of Somalia’s president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, formally ended last week – but he has refused to leave office. With the federal...
An Election Won’t Lift Somalis Out of Economic Despair

An Election Won’t Lift Somalis Out of Economic Despair

Somalia is on borrowed time. The fabric of its society is in tatters due to ceaseless clan-based political conflict that has hindered economic and...
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Evaluating Farmaajo’s tenure in Somalia

On Feb. 8, 2017, Somali’s former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, also known as Farmaajo, was elected to serve as the ninth president of...
Time Running Out on Somalia's Troubled Vote

Time Running Out on Somalia’s Troubled Vote

As Somalia marks three decades since a dictator fell and chaos engulfed the country, the government is set to hold a troubled national election. Or...
Somalia Needs Political Compromise & Cooperation

Somalia Needs Political Compromise & Cooperation

Despite discussions among Somalia’s political elite to settle their bureaucratic wrangling that includes Dhusamareeb 1 and 2, and the September 17 agreement, the organization...

Fact Check: No evidence to show Kenya interfering with Somalia affairs

A  team appointed to investigate claims by Somalia that Kenya is interfering with its internal affairs and arming militia to destabilise the neighbouring country...

What are the war aims of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia in Tigray?

The Tigray war has turned into an all-out conflict, pitting Tigrayan forces loyal to the Tigray People’s Liberation front (TPLF) against Ethiopian federal troops,...
Somali Stability Depends on More Than Just Counterterrorism

Somali Stability Depends on More Than Just Counterterrorism

Among the Trump administration's many eleventh hour decisions that will require quick review by President Biden’s team was the choice to withdraw nearly all...
Electoral Impasse Threatens Fragile Peace In Somalia

Electoral Impasse Threatens Fragile Peace In Somalia

With less than a month to go before the end of the incumbent president’s term in office, Somalia is on the edge; uncertainty on...