Friday, August 12, 2022
Somaliland Situated along the Red sea in East Africa, Somaliland has an estimated population of 4 million people. The country is known to have great stability among the African countries. Somaliland is admired all over the globe for its...
A community teacher provides instruction to students in Somalia’s Gedo, Bay and Bakool regions (© Sebastian Rich/UNICEF) By Stephen Schwartz In January 2021, I published a paper on U.S. policy towards Somalia in which I expressed concern that the rapid withdrawal of U.S....
For too long, the dispute over U.S. posture toward Somaliland has festered. The growing threat from China and uncertainty over Djibouti’s future now bring the question to a head. The storied Berbera International Airport is open and ready for operation. Prior to...
By Ahmed Garane The real victim In his scapegoat mechanism theory, French historian and philosopher Rene Girard asserts that in conflict resolution tools, the contending groups collaborate and find an arbitrary party to condemn for their problems. In a reminiscent situation,...
By Liban Obsiye Ever since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s first visit to Somalia in 2011, when he was Turkey’s prime minister, the relations between Somalia and Turkey has blossomed and strengthened. The two countries started regular high-level discussions, exchange of...
Somaliland is not an entity which was born after the disintegration of the Siad Barre dictatorship.  In pre-historic times it was known as the land of Punt.  Many, including recently Ethiopia, lay claim to that legendary name.  However, two...
Although Somaliland’s political system incorporates both traditional elements and modern, political structures, it is mostly divided and fought over clan lines, and the two, main political parties represent a specific clan or a coalition of clans and sub-clans. “One of...
The communist Chinese government concealed the severity of the coronavirus outbreak; they were slow to share with the rest of the world the spread of the virus and its transmission. The World Health Organization colluded with China by covering up...
By Mohamed I. Trunji The Somali public, at large, holds the opinion that the Lega dei Giovani Somali had favoured the return of Italy to its former colony as a Trustee during the debate of the future of Somalia at...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (Office of the Russian President) and Somaliland President Muse Bihi Abdi (GettyImages) The African nation says no to foreign influence, including the U.S., with remarkable success. By Michael Horton The unrecognized Republic of Somaliland recently did what few...