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  • There and Back Again in Somalia

    , by MENKHAUS Ken

    When 2006 dawned in Somalia, the war-torn Horn of Africa nation had been without a functioning central government for 15 years. The main claimant to the title, the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) formed in 2004, was unable to extend its authority beyond a small portion of the countryside. (...)

  • Somalia: sins of omission

    , by NKRUMAH Gamal

    The true story behind the Ethiopian invasion of Somalia, the US bombardment of the country and the instalment of the pro-Western and secular transitional government has yet to be told, writes Gamal Nkrumah
    Events in Somalia have been set in motion by the Ethiopian invasion of the sprawling (...)