Somalia: main actors in Somalia’s conflict

August 19, 2009 at 12:22 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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Pro-government militiamen in southern Somalia have seized a second town from rebels as President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed’s fragile administration seeks to crush the insurgents, witnesses said on Wednesday. [read news]
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Somalia: pro-government militia seizes second Somali town

August 19, 2009 at 12:18 pm | Posted in Africa | 1 Comment
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Pro-government militiamen in southern Somalia have seized a second town from rebels as President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed’s fragile administration seeks to crush the insurgents, witnesses said on Wednesday. Continue Reading Somalia: pro-government militia seizes second Somali town…

Frattini: Italy stands with Somalia

June 10, 2009 at 12:54 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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Piracy off Somalia is only the “tip of the iceberg” in the multiple crises facing the Horn of Africa country, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Tuesday. Continue Reading Frattini: Italy stands with Somalia…

The complexity of the war in Somalia

May 26, 2009 at 3:37 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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African Union peacekeepers based in Mogadishu have an acronym for the guerrilla war in Somalia, VUCA, meaning volatile, unpredictable, complex, and ambiguous. Continue Reading The complexity of the war in Somalia…

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