Somalia

Must-Reads from Around the World: March 13, 2012

Shattered Calm  — An Afghan government delegation came under fire by Taliban militants in the early hours of Tuesday as they visited the village where a U.S. soldier is accused of killing 16 civilians. The Washington Post 

Must-Reads from Around the World: March 5th, 2012

President Putin — Unsurprisingly, Vladimir Putin won a third term as Russia’s president Sunday. In an op-ed following the election, Russian language opposition newspaper Kommersant urges those disappointed by the re-elction …

Mogadishu Bombing Delivers a Slap to Turkey

The truck bomb attack that killed more than 100 people in Mogadishu on Tuesday was a not entirely unfamiliar horror for the residents of a city locked in a permanent state of fratricidal warfare for two decades, but it highlighted the scale of a foreign policy challenge recently accepted by the government of Turkey.

Prime Minister …

Famine in Somalia: How Do You Feed Four Million Hungry People?

As 13 million in the Horn of Africa seek food assistance, aid workers are facing unique political and logistical challenges in helping an estimated 3.7 Somalis facing the threat of malnutrition and starvation.

While international organizations such as UNICEF and UNHCR, the U.N.’s refugee agency, work with local governments to …

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