Tuesday, October 19, 2021
I’ve known for a long time about the existence of Somaliland, an unrecognized state that may or may not be a breakaway state from Somalia depending on who you ask. It’s been thirty years since Somaliland broke away from Somalia. But it...
Mark Gollom Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, which was captured on video and sparked worldwide protests over racism and police brutality. Chauvin had been charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree...
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Gregory W. Meeks and Michael McCaul, Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement in response to the lower house of the Somali parliament voting to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s term by...
It’s No Secret that China covets Africa. Africa plays a major role in China’s Belt & Road Initiative, and many African Governments have featured in China’s debt-trap diplomacy. Whereas U.S. Foreign Assistance helps African Countries to develop capacity and become...
By M.A. Egge The President H.E. Musa Bihi Abdi has sent National Independence congratulatory message to the people and the government of the USA on the occasion of their 244th Independency anniversary, a day popularly known as July 4th in...
By Glenn Thrush and Michael Crowley Speaking to 3,000 supporters, the former president took a sharper line toward the Trump administration than he typically does in public. “There is no precedent that anybody can find for somebody who has been charged with perjury just...
U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar inked the deal in an opulent hall in a five-star hotel in Dohar, Qatar. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo witnessed the signing. The agreement lays out a path...
By Goth Mohamed Goth H.E President Muse Bihi Abdi today in his office received the United States of America envoy to Somalia, Ambassador Donald Yamamoto and his delegation. The President and the visiting America envoy to Somalia Ambassador Donald Yamamoto and...
By Mehdi Hasan IN 2005, Steven Rosen, then a senior official with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, sat down for dinner with journalist Jeffrey Goldberg, then of the New Yorker. “You see this napkin?” Rosen asked Goldberg....
The State of the Union headline was not in Donald Trump’s script, which initially leashed him to a teleprompter before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday night. The White House had trailed that the speech, given a week late...