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Social Media: Africa: East Africa: Somalia

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for the Africa/East Africa/Somalia Region

A Constitution of Ambiguity and Deferment
A Constitution of Ambiguity and Deferment
If constitutions are supposed to make the boundaries of the government’s legitimate authority over its citizens and state or regional administrations clear, Somalia’s new constitution oddly falls shor... Read More...


Post-transitional Political Fault lines
Post-transitional Political Fault lines
Author presents threats facing Somalia emanating from fault lines. By Abukar Arman. (08/01/2012) Read More...


Somalia: Under the Tutelage of Ghost-lords
Somalia: Under the Tutelage of Ghost-lords
Author examines the influence of external 'Ghost-lords' on Somalia. By Abukar Arman (01/09/12). Read More...


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Why Somalia Matters
With the world facing innumerable political and humanitarian crises, Mwangi S. Kimenyi of the Brookings Institution explains why we must fix the failed state of Somalia. Read More...


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2009 Prospects for the Horn of Africa ...
Article explaining Somalia's disunity and recommendations for addressing it. By Huseyin Akturk (Turkish Weekly, 08/20/2009) Read More...


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What Do We Really Know About Somalia?
Somalia is often in the news, especially stories about Somali pirates, but it must be conceded that the U.S. does not have a deep understanding of Somalia. By Matt Scanlon (Diplomatic Courier, 08/11/2... Read More...


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Non-Military Solutions to the Somali Piracy Dilemma
Article on the origin of piracy in Somalia By Abukar Arman (Worldpress.org, 04/29/2009) Read More...


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Piracy: A Symptom of Somalia's Deeper Problems
A long-term solution to piracy hinges on improving stability and bolstering Somali authorities with which the U.S. can work to advance mutual interests, including clamping down on piracy. By Brett D. ... Read More...


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Anarchy on Land Means Piracy at Sea
Article describing the causative factors of piracy in Somalia and it's effects. By Robert D. Kaplan(The New York Times, 04/11/2009) Read More...


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Somali Pirates Continue Reign of Terror Off African Coast
Article discussing methods of combating piracy in Somalia.By Jim Kouri(MND, 09/28/2008) Read More...


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Defeating Somali pirates won't be easy
Article describing the piracy situation in Somaliland. By Aaron Resnick (Baltimoresun.com 02/03/2009) Read More...


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Article on the incidence of piracy in Somalia. By Rami Khouri (Belfer Center, 11/24/2008) Read More...


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"Somali Piracy Reflects a Troubling World"
Article on the incidence of piracy in Somalia By Rami Khouri (Belfer Center, 11/24/2008) Read More...


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Somali cabinet backs Sharia plan
The cabinet in Somalia has endorsed a proposal by President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed to implement Islamic law in the country. (BBC 03/10/2009) Read More...


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Somali pirate patrol: Day five
The BBC's Jonah Fisher has joined British Royal Navy frigate HMS Northumberland as it patrols the Gulf of Aden in an EU taskforce to deter Somali pirates. By (BBC o3/02/2009) Read More...


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Failed States: Fixing a Broken World
Failing states continue to pose a threat to both their neighbors and the greater international community. A close examination of recent history reveals varying correlations between failed or weak stat... Read More...


Q&A on Somali piracy by Cdr. Gurpreet Khurana
Q&A on Somali piracy by Cdr. Gurpreet Khurana
Cdr. Gurpreet Khurana, research fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses in New Delhi, answers some commonly asked questions about recent pirate activity off Somalia. By Gurpreet S. Khu... Read More...


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Beyond the Fragile Peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea
The Ethiopia-Eritrea impasse carries a major source of instability in the Horn of Africa region and risks a new deadly war. (Crisis Group, 06/17/2008) Read More...


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Somalia Slipping Away
The author discusses the issues of refugees, violence, and lack of security in Somalia. Additionally, the author highlights the Ethiopian desire to pull its troops out of the conflict-ridden nation, ... Read More...


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A Fleeting Victory in Somalia
The author warns that renewed U.S. engagement in Somalia could draw outside Islamic jihadists into the conflict thereby emboldening the Islamists call to jihad against Western "crusaders" and inadvert... Read More...


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Life in Somalia: Personal stories
Eight residents of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, tell us what the new government's priorities should be and how they have survived 13 years of anarchy. (BBC News, 11/29/2004) Read More...


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Banadir (Somalia)
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Hiiraan Online (Somalia)
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Somalia Watch (Somalia)
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