These children’s participation in ongoing atrocities represents an utter failure on the part of states and the international community to provide a minimum amount of stability and economic prosperity in precarious regions of the world.
Fissures are beginning to appear in Isaias Afewerki’s dictatorship.
The international community should accept that a centralized state structure cannot be reconstituted within the borders of what used to be Somalia.
As Somalia’s roadmap for stability encounters internal political hurdles, the upcoming British conference on Somalia might be the most realistic chance to eradicate extremism and keep the nation together.
Kenya’s invasion of Somalia, with U.S. support, is as ill-advised as the last time a U.S. ally tried to remake the fractured country by force.
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
After the World Cup bombing by the militant group al-Shabaab, it’s time for a strong regional response to the crisis in Somalia.
It’s time to accentuate the positive with Somalia.