“The drought in Somalia has underscored the problems of international aid: its unaccountability, its focus on short-term intervention, and its perpetuation of a social and political system built on tribalism and corruption.” | Writes Liban Mahamad
Ambassador of Thailand to Somalia had a discussion with Director General and Director of Investment, Ministry of Trade of Somalia @MFAupdate @MFAThai_PR_EN #Africa #Somalia #Thailand #ForeignPolicy Read more:
The African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) Acting Force Commander visits Kismayo to assess peacekeeping operations @ATMIS_Somalia #Africa #Somalia #Peacekeeping #Defense Read more:
He learnt Somali, Arabic, English and later Italian when his older brother, who went to school across the border in somalia'>Italian-speaking Somalia, started teaching him. His brother, now gone, also introduced him to literature, including Dostoyevsky. @FT
In North of Dawn, published in 2018, a Somali couple have become thoroughly cosmopolitan Norwegians, but their son joins al-Shabaab, a militant Islamist group, and returns to Somalia. . @FT
This is really fascinating: Trump, just a few days after being declared the loser, signed orders to *immediately* withdraw troops from Afghanistan and Somalia. Evidence that he *knew* his term was going to end.
Spare a thought for Somalia this week as the US bombs it for the first time in 2022 and the latest time in a 15-year old war that never received enough attention for it to qualify as a Forgotten War.
Somalia has suffered its deadliest single blast. At least 189 people were killed and more than 200 injured by a truck bomb in Mogadishu.
Here's Canadian Mounties greeting refugees from Somalia who walked across the border into Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS photo by Paul Chiasson
Everywhere Marie Yovanovitch went turned bad. She started off in Somalia, how did that go? Then fast forward to Ukraine, where the new Ukrainian President spoke unfavorably about her in my second phone call with him. It is a U.S. President’s absolute right to appoint ambassadors.
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